Browse Collections (26 total)

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


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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