Gawain and the Green Knight (1973)

Gawain and the Green Knight


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In this historical fantasy, based on the classic medieval poem during the days of King Arthur, the gallant Green Knight gallops into the court and makes a gruesome challenge to the Round Table Knights. He dares any of them to successfully chop off his head. If they fail, he gets to hack off theirs. Brave Gawain accepts the challenge and with a mighty swing slices off the Green Knight's noggin. Unfortunately, the headless body calmly picks up the head and places it back on his shoulders. The … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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as Pilgrim

as Bearded Man

as Oswald

as Humphrey

as Lady of Lyonesse

as Seneschal

as Old Knight

as Fortinbras

as Sergeant

as The Fool

as Green Knight

as Sir Bertilac
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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An amalgam of two standard motifs, the Quest and Damsel-in-Distress.

Full Review… | October 27, 2003

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