- Status: Completed
- Score: 7/10
- Director: Richard Donner
- Country: English
- Year: 1985
- Duration: 121 min
- Genres: Adventure,Comedy,Drama,Fantasy,
The thief Gaston escapes dungeon of medieval Aquila thru the latrine. Soldiers are about to kill him when Navarre saves him. Navarre, traveling with his spirited hawk, plans to kill the bishop of Aquila with help from Gaston.
Philippe Gaston (Matthew Broderick), a thief, escapes from the dungeon at Aquila, sparking a manhunt. He is nearly captured when Captain Etienne Navarre (Rutger Hauer) befriends him. Navarre has been hunted by the Bishop’s men for two years, ever since he escaped with the Lady Isabeau (Michelle Pfeiffer), after whom the Bishop (John Wood) has lusted. Navarre and Isabeau have a curse that the Bishop has placed on them that causes Navarre to be a wolf during the night and Isabeau to be a hawk during the day. Navarre insists that Philippe help him re-enter the city to help him kill the heavily guarded Bishop.
Matthew Broderick, Michelle Pfeiffer, John Wood, Alfred Molina, Loris Loddi, Charles Borromel, Nicolina Papetti, Donald Hodson, Rutger Hauer, Leo McKern, Ken Hutchison, Giancarlo Prete, Alex Serra, Massimo Sarchielli, Russel Case,