The sweeping and epic tale of war and intrigue, friendship and betrayal - as well as an unforgettable love story - portrayed through a rich gallery of brave knights, powerful queens and treacherous kings. ARN The Knight Templar - The Complete Series is an internationally acclaimed TV series based on the best-selling crusades trilogy by Jan Guillou and, at approximately $35 million, the most lavish production ever undertaken in Scandinavia.
THIS JUNE, ENTERTAINMENT ONE PRESENTS A HISTORICAL, BATTLE-FILLED EPIC TV SERIES IN THE TRADITION OF GAME OF THRONES AND BRAVEHEART
ARN The Knight Templar - The Complete Series
Artfully set in Sweden and the Middle East, ARN The Knight Templar - The Complete Series is the sweeping and epic tale of war and intrigue, friendship and betrayal - as well as an unforgettable love story - portrayed through a rich gallery of brave knights, powerful queens and treacherous kings. This June, a hero rises with the eOne release of ARN The Knight Templar - The Complete Series, an internationally acclaimed TV series based on the best-selling crusades trilogy by Jan Guillou and, at approximately $35 million, the most lavish production ever undertaken in Scandinavia.
Born in 1150 in western Sweden, Arn Magnusson (Stellan Skarsgard, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Thor, Good Will Hunting) grows up to become an educated man and skilled swordsman. When he meets Cecilia Algotsdottor (Sofia Helin), she becomes the love of his life, but a cruel and jealous world forces them apart: Cecilia is imprisoned in a convent and Arn is sent away as a Knight Templar to the Holy Land, where war is raging between Christians and Muslims. They both must fight to survive, confront evil and overcome physical hardship. And, though their painful separation causes their faith in God to waver, it doesn't shake their faith in each other and their confidence that they will one day be reunited. When Arn returns home, he must fight for his love and what has become his life's mission: reuniting Sweden into one kingdom. Also starring in this epic are Simon Callow (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Shakespeare in Love), Vincent Perez (The Crow: City of Angels, Queen of the Damned), Michael Nyqvist (Mission: Impossible-Ghost Protocol, The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo).
Extras: Over 40 minutes of Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes
Format: BD + DVD/Single
Run time: 265 mins. + extras
Language:English, Swedish, Arabic, French, Latin w/English SDH subtitles
Price: (BD) $34.98srp/ (DVD) $29.98srp
Street: June 5
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May 17, 2012, 7:19 am - PR