Excalibur Movie Review 1981

Information and Film Reviews for Excalibur the Movie

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A sweeping, visionary retelling of the life of King Arthur, from his conception, to the sword in the stone, to the search for the Holy Grail and the final battle with Mordred. An imperfect, sensationalized version, but still the best yet filmed.

Distribution

Warner Home Video, Inc., 5775 Linder Canyon Rd., Westlake Village, CA 91362, URL: http://whv.warnerbros.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 140 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Fantasy, Royalty, Medieval Romps, Big Battles, Demons & Wizards, Great Britain, Camelot (Old), Occult
Screenplay
Rospo Pallenberg, John Boorman
Cast
Robert Addie, Keith Buckley, Niall O'Brien, Nigel Terry, Nicol Williamson, Nicholas Clay, Helen Mirren, Cherie Lunghi, Paul Geoffrey, Gabriel Byrne, Liam Neeson, Patrick Stewart, Charley Boorman, Corin Redgrave
Cinematography
Alex Thomson
Director
John Boorman
Music
Trevor Jones
Other
Donn Cambern
Producer
Orion Pictures

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