Tristan & Isolde
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Director Kevin Reynolds (WATERWORLD) delivers a memorable, good-looking version of the enduring Celtic legend, which has remained a... Read More
Director Kevin Reynolds (WATERWORLD) delivers a memorable, good-looking version of the enduring Celtic legend, which has remained a quintessential love story throughout centuries of retelling. Ridley Scott makes his presence felt as executive producer, with the story unfolding on an epic scale set in medieval England. The English live under the iron rule of the Irish, and the young Tristan's parents are working to unite the tribes of England against their oppressors. When they are murdered by Irish infiltrators, Tristan is rescued by Lord Marke (Rufus Sewell, HELEN OF TROY), in whose kingdom he is raised as a son. Tristan (James Franco, SPIDER-MAN 2) grows up to be a valiant warrior and noble knight, and when he is felled in battle he is given a king's memorial, sent to sea in a boat that washes up on Irish shores. There, Tristan is revived and healed in secret by the beautiful Princess, Isolde (Sophia Myles), who at the insistence of her handmaiden doesn't tell Tristan her real name. The two beautiful y... Minimize
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6 Reviews from Epinions.com
Mar 3, 2008
Mud, Blood, and Duty: Tristan + Isolde Is Better Than the Bard
Pros: Casting, Shooting, and Writing
Cons: The marketing campaign treated this like a chick flick. It's not.
Sadly misunderstood and underappreciated. Read More at Epinions.com
Apr 29, 2006
Love Story of Operatic Proportions!
Pros: It was a beautiful epic love story based on ancient Celtic myths.
Cons: I have broken the guy rule by enjoying a chick flick period piece love story.
This was truly a beautifuly done romance period piece. It's based on Celtic myths hundreds of years old. Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 8, 2007
Some Different Star-Crossed Lovers Tristan and Isolde
Pros: great story, well-paced plot
Cons: violence and sex makes it inappropriate for the younger crowd
Great chick flick that you both can enjoy! If you enjoy historical, this is one for you. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 3, 2006
Braveheart * On Quaaludes
Pros: atmospheric, great performances, spectacular cinematography
Cons: the story and the pacing have 'the slows"
This is not the film to see if you're feeling impatient. But if you're in a mellow mood, you may be blown away by its better moments. Read More at Epinions.com