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Stars of Eger
Original name: Egri csillagok
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 157 min.
Story: This romantic and grandiose historical film depicts the era of the constant incursions and heroic battles fought by the defenders of the castle of Eger, led by captain István Dobó, against the heavy odds of superior numbers through the lives and love of Bornemissza Gergely and Cecey Éva. Gergely is inaugurated as a fighter already at the age of 7, when he escapes the captivity of the half-eyed Turk, Jumurdzsak, with Vica and the war-booty. In thirty years' time he becomes the first assistant of captain Dobó and the brain of the castle in the defence of Eger.
Style: biblical
Plot: swordswoman, fortress, female soldier, queen, battle axe, defeat, noble, sabre, chariot, forced kiss, one eyed man, stone, captivity, brotherhood, sheep, bathing, oath, musketeer, poet, victory, flag, infantry, dance, ring, messenger ...
Time: 16th century
Place: vienna, transylvania, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire, hungary, bulgaria, austria
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Lawrence of Arabia
Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
UK, USA
216 min.
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Braveheart
Biography, Drama, History, War
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178 min.
 8.4
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