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First Knight(1995)

Directed by Jerry Zucker. Cast: Sean Connery, Richard Gere, Julia Ormond, Ben Cross. This is a new vision of King Arthur's Camelot. A vision of battles, courage, and of the undeniable love that brought an entire kingdom to its knees ... and the undying passion that made it live forever. 133 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Reviews and articles:
Haydock, Nickolas A. "Arthurian Melodrama, Chaucerian Spectacle, and the Waywardness of Cinematic Pastiche in First Knight and A Knight's Tale." Studies in Medievalism, vol. 12, pp. 5-38, 2002.
Jenkins, Jacqueline. "First Knights and Common Men: Masculinity in American Arthurian Film." In: King Arthur on film : new essays on Arthurian cinema / edited by Kevin J. Harty. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c1999. (Main Stack PN1995.9.A75.K56 1999; PFA PN1995.9.A75.K56 1999)
Jewers, Caroline. "Hard Days Knights: First Knight, A Knight's Tale, and Black Knight." In: The medieval hero on screen : representations from Beowulf to Buffy / edited by Martha W. Driver and Sid Ray ; with a foreword by Jonathan Rosenbaum. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2004. (Main Stack PN1995.9.H44.M44 2004; PFA PN1995.9.H44.M44 2004)