Based on Arturo Pérez-Reverte’s best-selling novels, Alatriste is a sweeping 17th-century epic teeming with swordplay, lust and political intrigue. After his company falls prey to a deadly ambush, Captain Alatriste returns to Spain to fulfill the dying wish of a fallen friend: to care for his son.
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It's obvious the script is made of various books, and not always very well tied together, but overall it's a superbly made period drama with a great perf from Mortensen. In terms of structure, it almost reminded me of "Barry Lyndon": it doesn't try to be an action movie, rather span the military years of Capitan Alatriste.
This is not a movie. There is no plot, they simply took some disjointed episodes out of various novels to fill the (too long) running time, this is a shame because the source material is good, Mortensen is great and the single episodes are well done. At least you can see this as a sort of demo for Perez-Revert's novels.
I loved this film. The plot was disjointed - hell, they crammed about 8 novels into one film, no wonder - but the cinematography was wonderful. An artistic experience, if not a linear one. Would love this to become available.