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An alternative version of the King Arthur legend. As a boy, Arthur is left orphaned after his father, King Uther Pendragon, and mother are killed in a war waged against them by Vortigern, who then assumes the throne. Arthur flees and is raised in a brothel, knowing very little of his birthright. Vortigern wants Arthur dead, to ensure there is no claimant to the throne. The legends foretell that only the next king will be able to draw Excalibur, Uther's sword, from the rock where it is lodged. So, in an effort to identify Arthur, Vortigern forces all the young men of Arthur's age to attempt to draw out the sword. Now it is Arthur's turn.Written by
A common mistake is that Arthur was a legendary king of England. He was in fact a legendary king of Britain or Britannia to be exact. The first Arthurian legends were Welsh. The Welsh (and Cornish) are the direct descendents of the ancient Britons who inhabited the island of Britain until the coming of the Saxons pushed them to the western edges of the island and south to Brittany (hence the name and the fact Arthur is also a Breton folk hero). Although the Anglo Saxons who built England probably knew the Arthurian ballads it wasn't until after the Norman invasion that the (Christianised) tales became popular in England once again. See more »
Arthur uses the term "razzle-dazzle", which was not coined until the 19th Century. See more »
What kind of man would you have become if had you inherited your father's kingdom and all its advantages instead of being raised in a brothel? What gave you such drive, hmmm?
You wanted to know what gave me such drive. It was you. You put me in that brothel. You cut me on the streets. I am here now because of you. You created me. And for that, I bless you.
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When you want to make too much , you can shoot yourself in the foot !!
It is kind of sad to see a movie with such budget going all the wrong ways !!
The size of elephants (in England) ??
The costumes going from Renaissance to today's look !!
The soldiers all in black with the masks similar to Friday the 13th !
They kind of integrated a lot of mystical beings taken from different legends !!
Snakes like in Harry Potter, magical beings like in Beowolf and we could go on !!
In this style the classic ''Excalibur'' is closer to real thing !!
But historically, '' King Arthur'' with Keira Knighley and Clive Owens remains the closest thing to the real thing !!
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