A Knight's Tale

Overview

This unlikely romantic adventure, set in Europe in the fourteenth century and filmed mostly in Prague, was written, produced, and directed by Academy Award-winner Brian Helgeland (co-writer/co-producer of L.A. Confidential), and stars Heath Ledger (The Patriot), Mark Addy (The Full Monty), and Rufus Sewell (Bless the Child, Cold Comfort Farm). sA Knight's Tale is the rousing story of fearless squire William Thatcher (Heath Ledger), softhearted Roland (Mark Addy), hot-headed Wat (Alan Tudyk), Kate the blacksmith ...
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Overview

This unlikely romantic adventure, set in Europe in the fourteenth century and filmed mostly in Prague, was written, produced, and directed by Academy Award-winner Brian Helgeland (co-writer/co-producer of L.A. Confidential), and stars Heath Ledger (The Patriot), Mark Addy (The Full Monty), and Rufus Sewell (Bless the Child, Cold Comfort Farm). sA Knight's Tale is the rousing story of fearless squire William Thatcher (Heath Ledger), softhearted Roland (Mark Addy), hot-headed Wat (Alan Tudyk), Kate the blacksmith (Laura Fraser), an itinerant writer named Geoff Chaucer (Paul Bettany), an exceedingly fair maiden (Shannyn Sossamon), and archrival Count Adhemar (Rufus Sewell). This unique Newmarket Shooting Script edition includes the film's complete shooting script, an introduction written exclusively for this edition by screenwriter/director Brian Helgeland, an exclusive 24-page color photo album, and full film credits.
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Editorial Reviews

Peter Travers
Purists be damned. You won't be able to wipe the grin off your face. —Rolling Stone
School Library Journal
Adult/High School-Heartthrob Heath Ledger staring grimly from the book's cover, along with the promise of a 24-page photo album within, will insure the popularity of this selection about the popular movie. Those who actually read more than the captions will find an amusing fairy tale of a fearless peasant pretending to be a noble in order to compete in tournaments. The introduction by the film's screenwriter and director provides an interesting story of its conception, and the changes made in the script as it was shot and edited. Film students will pay special attention to the differences between the film released in theaters and the shooting script itself. An entertaining addition to the library shelves.-Jane S. Drabkin, Chinn Park Regional Library, Prince William, VA Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780767898645
  • Publisher: Sony Pictures Home Ent
  • Publication date: 10/28/2010
  • Format: DVD - NTSC
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
The Shooting Script 1
The Color Photographs 84
Credits 129
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2008

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    This movie has amazing actors in it along with an extremely well thought out script. You should watch it, its fantastic.

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