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Lancelot Du Lac (1974)

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1 out of 10 What a disappointment
Marie from Cork, 08 Nov 2010
Don't do it!! As someone who loves world cinema and art house, i was deeply disappointed with Lancelot du Lac. this film left me and others watching feeling dissatisfied and irritated by its lack of everything that makes a good film. It may be interesting from a film studies perspective - perhaps the crass 70's sound effects, imagery and fake blood were innovative at the time but the clanking armor, neighing horse and lack of Lancelot's ooph could haunt you long after (Could Lancelot be m
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Winner of the International Critics Prize at Cannes in 1974, Lancelot Du Lac, Bresson's masterpiece, has lost none of its power and continues to cast a mystical spell. In this compelling and hypnotic film about the Arthurian legend, the Knights of the Round Table, their numbers depleted by their bloody and fruitless quest for the Holy Grail, return to King Arthur's court. Once there, Lancelot's passionate relationship with Queen Guinevere causes the Knights to fall out amongst...

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