Lancelot du Lac (1974) AKA Lancelot of the Lake



A million miles away from ‘Camelot’ or ‘Excalibur’, this film ruthlessly strips the Arthurian legend down to its barest essentials. Arthur’s knights, far from being heroic, are conniving and greedy men who, just before the film starts, have failed miserably to find the Holy Grail. Aimlessly resentful at first, the developing relationship between Lancelot and Queen Guinevere focuses their rage, leading to inevitable tragedy…

Director: Robert Bresson.
Writer: Robert Bresson.
Stars: Luc Simon, Laura Duke Condominas, Humbert Balsan, Vladimir Antolek-Oresek, Patrick Bernard, Arthur De Montalembert.


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  1. September 12, 2019

    I exhausted every possibility to get this film only to hit a wall every time.. It’s a wonder that you managed to get it so again special thanks are in order.

  2. Matthew
    March 21, 2020

    Thanks a million, been trying really hard to get a good copy of this. So much appreciated.

  3. Michael Mullins
    May 20, 2021

    Hello thanks very much for this film. Do you have any more king arthur or medieval period films? I think you for your time

    November 23, 2021

    Bless. Your. Heart. AGAIN.

  5. Tveitt Irgens
    November 24, 2021

    This entry seems like a true treasure. Many thanks in advance!

  6. Nick Det.
    November 24, 2021

    Interesting film.

  7. Anselma Dell'Olio
    January 3, 2023

    Bresson is a filmmaker who inspires me. his is a very very very good film.thnaks you so much. God bless you and the work you do. A great gif. May it reurn to you muliplies abundantly.

  8. miguel gonzález
    April 4, 2023

    Austere, even minimalist in the treatment of this legend, Bresson is a truly cinema master. Thank you very much

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