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A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.

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Directed by

John Boorman

Written by

John Boorman (Screenplay)
Thomas Malory (Novel)
Rospo Pallenberg (Screenplay)

Runtime

140 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Forged by a god. Foretold by a wizard. Found by a king.

Cast

Keywords

magic witch king arthur england adultery love triangle vision prophecy battle holy grail mythology merlin knight castle wizard fog tournament duel mist excalibur lancelot

Photos

Lists

#188 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

#859 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography