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Checkpoint Charlie's rating of the film Lancelot du Lac

The violence is so low key, unlike most swashbuckling slash-em-ups that rely solely on the "glory" of battle scene after battle scene, you actually get the sense of mortality of the fleshbound men in metal who could have their heads sliced off or smashed in following one fatal miss of their own blade. I also enjoy how Bresson focuses on Lancelot's sense of divine failure, feeling almost trapped in his earthly affair.