Hal, wayward prince and heir to the English throne, is crowned King Henry V after his tyrannical father dies. Now the young king must navigate palace politics, the war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life.
It's 1969 at a strict English girls' school where charismatic Abbie and intense and troubled Lydia are best friends. After a tragedy occurs at the school, a mysterious fainting epidemic breaks out threatening the stability of all involved.
After being declared "Outlaw" by the occupying English Empire, Robert the Bruce (Chris Pine) raises an army of Scottish fighters in rebellion. Twists and turns all across the Scottish countryside lead this film on an epic, "true to historical events", journey that captures heroism at its core!Written by
Stephen Dillane's character, Edward I was nicknamed "Longshanks" - shanks being a term for legs - in reference to his unusual height of 6'2. Edward here, however, is noticibly no taller than his co-stars. He was also known as "Hammer of the Scots" and was the monarch who conquered Wales. See more »
In one scene it shows the priest facing the congregation , in those days the priest would say mass with his back to the congregation. See more »
Would have been phenomenal as a mini series but....
Although this is well filmed, well acted, the Storyline was ultimately inaccurate due to cramming too much into one film. The historical inaccuracy could have been avoided. The storyline could have been developed so it fully made sense. Bit of a shame really.
92 of 140 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this