If he’s right (gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven – The Director’s Cut) few directors can orchestrate a historical epic like Ridley Scott, and if this trailer is anything to counter, there’s a lot to get excited about when it comes to the last duel.
Starring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck (reunited in chainmail for the first time since) Dogma), Adam Driver and Jodie Comer, the film depicts the battle between two friends who became bitter rivals. Watch the trailer and poster here….
The historical epic is a cinematic and thought-provoking drama set in the midst of the Hundred Years’ War, exploring the ubiquitous power of men, the fragility of justice, and the strength and courage of one woman willing to stand alone. in the service of the truth. Based on actual events, the film unravels long-held assumptions about France’s last sanctioned duel between Jean de Carrouges and Jacques Le Gris, two friends who became bitter rivals. Carrouges is a respected knight known for his bravery and skill on the battlefield. Le Gris is a Norman squire whose intelligence and eloquence make him one of the most admired nobles in court. When Carrouges’ wife, Marguerite, is brutally attacked by Le Gris, a charge he denies, she refuses to remain silent and steps forward to accuse her attacker, an act of bravery and defiance that endangers her life. The ensuing battle, a grueling duel to the death, places the fate of all three in God’s hands.
The Last Duel will be released on October 15, 2021.