Sophie Marceau. Edward was however, an ineffectual King which is why he was deposed at the end of his reign. “Every man dies, not every man really lives.” – William Wallace. The Scots achieved a brutal victory against a far larger force and the battle was a turning point in the Scottish War for independence. In 1280, King Edward ‘Longshanks’ invades and conquers Scotland following the death of Alexander III of Scotland, who left no heir to the throne. „Braveheart“, Für Links auf dieser Seite erhält ggf. In the film, Bruce’s father – and presumably the ruling lord – betrays Wallace to his son’s disgust, acknowledging it as the price of his crown, although in real life Wallace was betrayed by the nobleman John de Menteith and delivered to the English. Here is a list of the most important historical inaccuracies that people should be aware of before watching the movie. It is Horner’s second of three collaborations with Mel Gibson as director. After his death, Robert’s heart was literally carried into battle, giving birth to the nickname. Principal photography on the film began on 06 June 1994. „Braveheart“, Mel Gibsons knapp dreistündige... Aktuell sind keine Kinotickets in diesem Ort verfügbar. It was released on Blu-ray as part of the Paramount Sapphire Series on 01 September 2009. The two-handed long swords used by Gibson in the film were not in wide use in the period. The ‘brave heart’ refers in Scottish history to that of Robert the Bruce, and an attribution by William Edmondstoune Aytoun, in his poem Heart of Bruce, to Sir James the Good Douglas: “Pass thee first, thou dauntless heart, As thou wert wont of yore!”, prior to Douglas’ demise at the Battle of Teba in Andalusia. Isabella of France is shown having an affair with Wallace after the Battle of Falkirk. The film also stars Sophie Marceau, Patrick… It has been described as one of the most historically inaccurate modern films. Robert the 17th Bruce was one of the many people during the Scottish War of Independence who was trying to claim the throne of Scotland for himself. Of all visitors who saw Braveheart, 39% said the film influenced in part their decision to visit Stirling, and 19% said the film was one of the main reasons for their visit.] The film’s premise of the heavy cavalry as unstoppable juggernauts on the battlefield is grounded in actual historical fact, so while the battle may not be accurate even in the loosest definition, it is at least historically plausible. What can be seen both on the Scottish and English side of this wardrobe malfunction is a “uniformalization” of both sides. Feel free to like and share the blog if you found it an interesting read, but don’t get offended if I don’t reply to your comments since I’ve gotten quite sick of reading the comments section. Braveheart, which was produced by Gibson’s Icon Productions and The Ladd Company, was distributed by Paramount Pictures in North America and by 20th Century Fox internationally. Learn how your comment data is processed. “MacGregors from the next glen” joining Wallace shortly after the action at Lanark is dubious, since it is questionable whether Clan Gregor existed at that stage, and when they did emerge their traditional home was Glen Orchy, some distance from Lanark. However, BraveHeart is neither the first nor the last movie to have adapted Primae Noctis as a story-device and we can definitely see why it’s used in the film. Gibson expressed bewilderment that some filmgoers would laugh at this murder.