Castles were not only military centres in Middle Ages, but also were gathering the trade and providing support for any growth of knowledge.
The film was shot on the novel by Henryk Sienkiewicz and in those days it was a great historical production. Poland in the fifteenth century. The increasing power tje Knights of the Teutonic Orders led to clashes and the final battle of Grunwald.
During the Second World War, special group must acquire the castle Schloss Adler, a fortress high in the Alps of southern Bavaria.
American soldiers convicted of serious crimes are given chance to avoid spending their lives in prison if they take part in suicidal mission behind enemy lines.
The balance of power in Middle-Earth has changed when Saruman has moved his orcs army towards Rohan. The kingdom is unable to face them without help...
The final clash between good and evil is about to begin - Sauron sends his army to crush Gondor and Gandalf has to act quick to find the way to stop him.
King John Lackland did not took well the humiliation when he was forced to sign the Magna Carta reform and with help of mercenary forces he plans to regain the power he was stripped off.
War films are not always showing the war per se - often the main theme is the influence of the conflict on lives of people involved, but also their families and friends. War is seldom a local thing - the trauma, the pain, the death they put their mark on people from around the world.