Gawain and the Green Knight

Film, Action and adventure
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Ye olde Englishe poem, filtered through Mallory, Weeks, and United Artists (who tampered with the director's original cut). It's an only just watchable tale of the Arthurian gallant having a go at the grass-coloured magical being, which never makes it as a serious attempt to film the original text, nor as an out-and-out fantasy. Weeks had another try ten years later, remaking it as Sword of the Valiant, with very little more success.

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Duration: 93 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Stephen Weeks
Screenwriter: Philip M Breen, Stephen Weeks
Cast: Murray Head
Ciaran Madden
Nigel Green
Anthony Sharp
Robert Hardy
David Leland
Murray Melvin
Ronald Lacey
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