After a duel, Charles is killed in the duel by De La Bouche. The Sovereign’s Servant 6. Initially extremely good Swedish but then deteriorating so he is a foreigner. The battle sequences in this movie are not important, not to the movies main story or as a “history class”. Seemingly sympathetic characters are killed almost as an afterthought, and witnessing the differing reactions of the two protagonists – one French, the other Russian – brings home the differences in culture and outlook between them. Yes No Report this. I heard it was good when i started watching it, but I was just astonished how unbelievably brilliant yet simple it was.
First of all, the battle of Poltava is very far from the center of this movie, so the international title is very misleading. Retrieved 3 January Webarchive template wayback links Articles containing Russian-language text. I am not sure what factors are responsible for the film not really clicking – probably a mixed bag of different undermining frivolities, such as listed above. Also don’t if don’t want to see any gore or brutality cause there’s quite a lot of it there. Sign in to vote. Yes No Report this.
I just watched the movie and all i can say is “WOW! I was surprised about it.
Lewenhaupt led the surviving Swedes and some of the Cossack forces to the Dnieper River, but was doggedly pursued by the Russian regular cavalry and 3, Kalmyks and forced to surrender three days later at Perevolochna, on 1 July. I was excited to finally see the Russian view on this historical event. Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: I am not sure what factors are responsible for the film not really clicking – probably a mixed bag of different undermining frivolities, such as listed above.
Both of them become involved a loving conflict and factional disputes.
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He then achieved a stunning propaganda victory when he established the city of Saint Petersburg. Also rather unique is the fact that the dialog is in authentic languages: It was a slaughter, and approx or more Swedes were Dead Meat before able to make their first and only shot in this fight.
Edit Did You Know? The movie is set in Belarus, where a team of counter-intelligence officers is given only three days to find a German radio operator posing as a Soviet soldier, behind soviet lines, on the So the movie is what it is and that is about the two Chivalliers from France sent to Russia as a punishment for dueling.
You don’t get the emotional depth, but you get a lot of very pretty girls Ksenya Knyazeva is so superbly beautiful that for many viewers her presence on the screen is quite worthy of the ticket price. They have wronged the Poles, so these fraternize with the Swedes, who in turn afflict misery upon Ukrainians and others who are supposed to be the enemies. The second outcome was political: The last scene sets back to the past, when both went to Russia.
But if you take away the rather big errors in history, this is quite an entertaining film, which is why it gets a five. I was excited throughout the whole thing. Full Cast and Crew. The recreation of brutally ineffective, senselessly life-squandering warfare is absolutely top notch.
Only that voice disappears and does not come back, only used once. If the film was a bit longer perhaps this problem could have been remedied. Honestly, there are porn videos with better scripts and acting than this embarrassing parody of a Raspberry Award nominee.
The Swedish infantry, commanded by General Lewenhaupt, attempted to attack the Russians in their fortified camp just north of Poltava. The bad guys have no chance, they drop like flies. The positive – and surprising – thing is, that even though it’s a Russian film, the Russians aren’t necessarily the heroes. I’d like to see more Russian historical films, since there is a lot of interesting and action-packed history there to be made films of.
A fascinating insight into how to do just about everything wrong with a massive budget, fantastic costumes and gallons of fake blood. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!
In short, they ranged from obviously foreign particularly on the part of the Swedish doctors to what sounded seamlessly native. Still it is an OK movie but nothing more. Two french noble mens, one on the Russian side and one on the Swedish side, just for them to meet and settle at the end? The action takes place at the time of the Swedish-Russian war of There is this exact same sound every time someone stabs another, and the guns all sound the same.
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Nothing makes much sense and enduring the voice dubbing is as unbearable as watching Hispanic TV. Initially extremely good Swedish but then deteriorating so he is a foreigner.
The film itself is structurally confusing, as if two different teams had been working on two different films, without being allowed to know what the other unit is doing. The flick is inspired by historical eventsthe actual deeds were the following: Also don’t if don’t want to see any gore or brutality cause there’s aluga a lot of it there.
The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. But what did I get? Several Swede gosudwrev were surrounded in a classic Cannae-style battle as Bauer’s Russian cavalry swarmed around the Swedish army and attacked the Swedish rear guard.
I just watched the movie and all i can say is “WOW! This is how the movie starts off, and above I’ve written what the movie is not. In this story, that takes place in the 18th century in a war weary Europe, the Polish and Russian countryside are overcrowded by busty beauties, brutal and horny soldier of Charles XII and two french noblemen caught in the middle of two armies. Perfect Swedish, actually it is an accent, take Stockholm with a radius of about miles.
Seeing the defeat of his army from a stretcher in the rear, Charles ordered the army to retreat at Watson continue as they oppose a fierce crime syndicate in one of their greatest challenges. There are several aspects to this film which need to be viewed before the films itself is viewed. Sharl de Breze Aleksandr Bukharov Being Norwegian, and knowing a thing or two about the language spoken on the other side of the border to the east, I can say something about the Swedish lines spoken.