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Charlemagne, le prince à cheval (original title)
Young Charlemagns is placed on the Frankish throne in the middle of the 8th Century A.D. Despite having many powerful enemies he slowly unites the nations of Western Europe and rebuilds civilization on the ruins of the Roman Empire.






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Anny Duperey ...  La reine Berthe / ... 2 episodes, 1994
Gilles Gaston-Dreyfus Gilles Gaston-Dreyfus ...  Eginhard 2 episodes, 1994
Paolo Bonacelli ...  Vitale 2 episodes, 1994
Vanni Corbellini Vanni Corbellini ...  Ganelon 2 episodes, 1994
Valentine Varela Valentine Varela ...  Luitpergue 2 episodes, 1994
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François D'Aubigny François D'Aubigny ...  Gilbert 2 episodes, 1994
Pier Luigi Misasi Pier Luigi Misasi ...  Pascalis 2 episodes, 1994
Frank Finlay ...  Alcuin de York 2 episodes, 1994
Peter Sattmann Peter Sattmann ...  Tassilon 2 episodes, 1994
Helmut Griem ...  Widukind 2 episodes, 1994
Sergio Fantoni ...  Pape Hadrien 2 episodes, 1994
Iván Kamarás ...  Prince Pippin 2 episodes, 1994


Young Charles is placed on the Frankish throne in the middle of the 8th Century A.D. Despite having many powerful enemies he slowly unites the nations of Western Europe and rebuilds civilization on the ruins of the Roman Empire. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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France | Italy | Germany



Release Date:

28 February 1993 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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(3 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Wow, this movie is bad
5 February 2007 | by Extrordinaryman5-1See all my reviews

This movie was astoundingly bad. The acting in this movie was below zero at best, the action was terrible, and the overall storytelling was atrocious. This film almost made me stop watching movies for awhile. And it was 5 hours?! This movie held me for all of 30 seconds before wasting seconds of my life with drudgery and there was no turning back from there.

It cannot be stressed enough the lack of validity in which this movie operates. I mean, the wife of a king telling another king what to do? That does not happen. And with the lack of any discerning acting talent, this movie proves that you have to leave the epics to those who can make them watchable.

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