Browse Collections (26 total)

The Return of Martin Guerre (Le Retour de Martin Guerre, 1982)

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No matter how many shots of knights and kings gallivanting off to fight in battle and clerics contemplating God in their cloistered abbeys, the…

Contributors: Daniel Garrett

Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen (Vision - Aus dem Leben der Hildegard von Bingen, 2009)

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Directed by Margarethe Von Trotta, the 2009 film Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen provides its audiences with a story centered in…

Contributors: Xenia Danylyszyn

The Mission (1986)

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The Mission, an original screenplay directed by Roland Joffé, was released in 1986 at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie is set in 1758 around the…

Contributors: Megan Sullivan

Robin Hood (1973)

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Disney’s animated Robin Hood (1973), directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, is a zoomorphic version of the famous tale, meaning that animals of…

Contributors: Rachel Blackburn

Becket (1964)

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Becket, released in 1964 by Paramount Pictures, details the friendship and eventual falling out between King Henry II (r.1154-1189) of England (Peter…

Contributors: Logan Clair

Gladiator (2000)

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Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott and written by David Franzoni, is a 2000 DreamWorks and Universal Pictures movie set in 180 AD, with a storyline…

Contributors: Ian Cairns

A Knight's Tale (2001)

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A Knight’s Tale was released in 2001 by Columbia Pictures and was directed by Brian Helgeland.  Although not based on any recent work, its title…

Contributors: Kristen Sulewski

Brave (2012)

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Brave (2012), a Disney / Pixar animated film directed by Brenda Chapman and Mark Andrews, takes a semi-radical approach towards the depiction of…

Contributors: Mia Cirillo

The Name of the Rose (1986)

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Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, The Name of the Rose, released by Twentieth Century Fox in 1986, is a “palimpsest” based on Umberto Eco’s…

Contributors: Chynna Hernandez

El Cid (1961)

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Directed by Anthony Mann, whose most notable works were film noirs and westerns, El Cid is one of two epic movies he directed, released in 1961. El…

Contributors: Kraig Puccia