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The Middle Ages is a turning point in history, it was at this time that the nascent humanism began to appear, which replaced inhumanity and cruelty, science and medicine are increasingly developing.
Hunting and execution of witches, crusades, a church that persecuted and brutally punished all adherents of science and the new, terrible epidemics that claim the lives of hundreds of thousands of people, jousting tournaments held to find the strongest, wars, unknown diseases and conspiracies against kings - it is hard to believe that once all these events took place in reality, which is why even in the modern world it is interesting to learn about the foundations, orders and rules of that time. Now they are reflected in the cinema.
Many historical action films about the Middle Ages are based on real events. And in those films where the plot is completelyfictitious, perfectly convey the atmosphere and events of that time of battles and bloodshed.
This genre will resonate and become popular with lovers of romance, since often all events take place against the backdrop of beautiful landscapes of nature or architecture, all this is often accompanied by beautiful music, which further immerses you in the events of the film, and also brings pleasure from viewing.
Lots of love stories that took place a long time ago have been filmed. The main characters in them are fearless men, ready to do anything for the sake of their lady of the heart. The times were depicted when an early and valiant death was more honorable than a long and quiet life.
In modern films, the realism and beauty of filming are most valued. Thanks to the masterful work of directors, actors and many of those who take part in the creation of the film, the Middle Ages seem to come to life before us.
The Last Knights
The events in the movie "The Last Knights" unfold in a fictional universe. All big wars are in the past, and the empire itself united many people of different faiths.
Seventh Division Captain Raiden is a man of his word, he defends the empire and becomes the chief adviser, thereby helping Bartok. Having considerable influence, Minister Giza Mott calls Bartok to the capital, the latter understands that he is up to something wrong and such favor is not accidental, but he cannot disagree.
Bartok suffers from a serious illness, he has constant pain in his stomach, even the best doctors cannot help him. Before leaving, he, along with Raiden, towhom he treats like a son, comes to the grave of his ancestors, where he appoints him as his heir, giving him the family sword.
Meeting with the Minister really turned out to be significant, he wanted to get a bribe. Gizz Mott threatens to bankrupt him, and when Bartok has a colic attack, he hits him in the stomach with a stick. Defending himself, Bartok injures the Minister.
The words that Bartok says in front of the court and the nobles, wanting to prove his innocence and complaining about the corruption of Gizz Motta, do not bring results. The court sentences Bartok to death and deprivation of property. And Raiden must follow the instructions of the emperor. Hardly holding back emotions, he does what is supposed to. But Bartok's death is not in vain, for the first time the speech makes the first adviser wary, as he begins to realize that he needs to be more careful with the nobles.
The Minister is afraid that Raiden will want to avenge his mentor, so he builds a defense for himself.
The warriors who were in the past in the seventh division are now building a citadel, which is necessary to protect Mott. After the incident, Raiden is depressed, drinking, walking with prostitutes. His wife leaves him, he sells his sword to get some money. But Motta, despite such a strong social decline of Raiden, still fears his revenge.
Then, to check, the close servant of the Minister sends him Bartok's daughter as another girl for the night. Commander refusesfrom her. After that, Guise is calm, he realizes that his fears are groundless and you can not be afraid of anything. And then suddenly his nightmares become reality, all events were just Raiden's cunning manipulation. He and many others who want to avenge Bartok break through the citadel.
Medieval historical action films are always beautifully filmed and have an incredible story, no doubt The Last Knight is no exception.
Captain Thunder and the Holy Grail
Captain Thunder and the Holy Grail centers on Captain Thunder, a world-traveling traveler who is always on the lookout for adventure. The film belongs to the genre of "historical action films about the Middle Ages".
One day the hero finds himself in a fortress where he meets a man named Juan de Ribera, the latter must soon lose his life. But he is not afraid of death in the near future, more depressing that he could not fulfill his destiny, to return the Holy Grail to his homeland in Spain, from where he had long been stolen from the cache of the ancient Spanish order.
Captain Thunder decides to help him, and promises to fulfill his duty - to return the Grail back to his homeland. And in this case, his friends Crispin and Golif, as well as the Viking princess Sigrid will help him.
In the Name of the King 2
The action in the movie "In the Name of the King 2" takes place in the kingdom of Eb, once upon a time it was considered an ideal place to live, safe and beautiful. But now the cruel Lordtrying to achieve power, which leads to endless wars.
Citizens want to fight back against the Lord, which is why they unite with the remaining nobility and lead the resistance, but to no avail, they do not have enough strength to resist, so they have no choice but to accept their fate and resign themselves to defeat.
A knight appears in the region, who differs from the inhabitants in his speech and behavior, he is dressed in unusual clothes, and declares that he is from the distant future, but is here to help the inhabitants.
So he becomes the only hope for the people of the kingdom for a happy future.
Historical action films about the Middle Ages are distinguished by their scale and epicness, and this one is no exception. The film is distinguished by an excellent director's work, as well as a masterfully played leading role by the notorious Dolph Lundgren.
Iron Knight 2
"Iron Knight 2" continues the story of the border castle, which at any moment can become the target of new enemies.
5 years have passed since the previous events. Thomas Marshall, a knight of the Knights Templar, has retired from his past, and earns his living by illegal fighting. The loss of many comrades did not pass without a trace for the hero.
In the 13th century, when England was in a difficult position, the castle, which was able to repel the treacherous King John, is again in danger. The Scots, who want to take the land of the English, surrounded the castle. Merciless to enemies, Maddog is at the headThe Celts do not want to retreat, since his son died at the gates of the castle, treacherously rushing to attack Rochester.
The defense is headed by Baron de Vechy. But the losses are too great, and it is difficult for them to hold the defense. Thomas becomes the last hope, the owner sends his son to look for him. Luckily for them, he agrees to help, warning that many more lives will have to be sacrificed to win.
But against the backdrop of losses and bloody battles, he meets his other half, falls in love with the princess of the castle. This love instills in him faith in the best and strengthens the will to win.
This film can be attributed to the genre of "thrillers about knights". This is a beautifully shot picture, perfectly conveying the atmosphere of that time.
Historical films will always be in great demand among viewers. Moreover, they are designed for a very wide audience, which includes people of all ages, regardless of their gender and social status
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