(2021) (Matt Damon, Adam Driver) (R)
- QUICK TAKE:
- Drama: A late 14th century rape is told from the perspectives of the woman, her husband, and the man accused of the crime.
It's the late 14th century and knight Jean de Carrouges (MATT DAMON) is about to duel squire Jacques Le Gris (ADAM DRIVER) to the death to resolve the matter of whether Jacques raped Jean's wife, Marguerite (JODIE COMER). The story then rewinds and is told from their separate perspectives beginning with the two men fighting in battles for the king. Jacques then falls in with the king's cousin, Count Pierre d'Alenšon (BEN AFFLECK), and becomes his debt collector. Broke and needing to engage in battle to earn a living, Jean agrees to marry Marguerite to obtain her dowry.
But when he learns that land that was supposed to be bequeathed to him instead was taken by Pierre who then gave that to Jacques as a reward, that doesn't sit well with Jean. That and other related matters come to a head when Marguerite ends up alone -- after her mother-in-law, Nicole (HARRIET WALKER), leaves with everyone else for the day -- thus allowing Jacques -- who thinks he's fallen in love with Marguerite -- to show up and rape her.
With that matter then ending up in court, we see the events leading up to that -- as told by Jean, Jacques, and Marguerite -- as well as the duel to the death that will decide the fate of all involved.
- WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
- Older teens might have some interest, especially if they're fans of anyone in the cast or movies set in medieval times.
- WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: R
- For strong violence including sexual assault, sexual content, some graphic nudity, and language.
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