Medieval action film about the struggle between brave knights and a maniac king Discuss this article

Action anti-hero James Purefoy’s follow-up to Solomon Kane is a medieval siege tale that pits his atrocity-haunted Templar Knight against a maniacal King John (Paul Giamatti, over-acting insanely). One has to admire the spirit of this independent production, which aims for the sweeping spectacle of El Cid, but it falls way short of its epic ambitions.

By Nigel Floyd
Time Out Bahrain,


  • Duration: 121
  • Released: Thu, 21 Apr
  • Classification: 18+
  • Language: English
  • Director: Jonathan English
  • Stars: Kate Mara, James Purefoy, Paul Giamatti, Brian Cox, Charles Dance, Jason Flemyng, Derek Jacobi, Mackenzie Crook, Vladimir Kulich

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