writing skills: film review | king arthur: the legend of the sword | ESL & ELT
Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy – whether he likes it or not.
Director: Guy Ritchie
Writers: Joby Harold (screenplay), Guy Ritchie (screenplay) |
Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Annabelle Wallis, Hermione Corfield, Jude Law, Eric Bana
Genres: Action | Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
Country: UK | Australia | USA
Release Date: 19 May 2017 (UK)
Also Known As: Arthur & Lancelot
Filming Locations: Snowdonia, Gwynedd, Wales, UK
The young Arthur runs the back passages of Londonium with his crew, not knowing his royal lineage until he grabs Excalibur. Instantly confronted by the sword’s influence, Arthur is forced to make up his mind. He joins the rebellion and a shadowy young woman named Guinevere, he must learn to understand the magic weapon, deal with his demons and unite the people to defeat the dictator Vortigern, the man who murdered his parents and stole his crown to become king.