Born to Polish immigrants, he earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Illinois and a law degree at Chicago-Kent College of Law. You dare call yourselves sons of the Prophet? He knows a divided Spain cannot stand and implores his countrymen to unify in order to repel the invaders. We couldn't save your village. We are ready, my lord. In the meantime, he attempts to reunite with his estranged wife, Jimena Sophia Loren -- who's still upset by the fact that he killed her father.
This is the time and the story of Diaz of Vivar. Blood and fire more terrible than has ever been seen by man. There will be a for you if you let us live. Let your scientists invent new war machines. He knows a divided Spain cannot stand and implores his countrymen to unify in order to repel the invaders. It is a war-torn, land. When men of you, they of poets.
But a hitch develops in El Cid's campaign: He gets exiled from his homeland of Castile by the region's power-hungry ruler. When King Ferdinand dies, there is rivalry for the throne between his two sons, and Alfonso succeeds when Sancho is murdered. What is for all of us? In war-torn 11th-century Spain, warrior-knight Rodrigo Charlton Heston runs afoul of the royal family again and again because of his inflexible morality. Don Ordonez, prisoners will not go to Burgos. You're a long way from home. Here are some Moorish prisoners for you. How is it you came here, my son? While fiercely brave and loyal, El Cid hates violence and killing and faces trial for showing mercy to a group of Islamic captives.
I this be the road to my bride. Why does he have to support a king unworthy of him? Alternative movies trailers for El Cid More movie trailers, teasers, and clips from El Cid: 1961 07 October 1961 A search for a winning lottery ticket in his dead father's grave causes Sardonicus' face to freeze in a horrible grimace, until he forces a doctor to treat his affliction--with even more grotesque results! Do you want to live in fear the rest of lives? What way is there to the Moors? Let your invent new for our arrows. Heavenly Father, we are lost and in darkness. . He captures Islamic Moorish princes raiding Christian towns and, instead of handing them over for execution, frees them, earning the Moors' friendship and respect. Encourage them to kill each other. You must decide what is to be done with them.
He was the emir, Ben Yusuf. Chivalrous warrior-knight Rodrigo practices mercy to enemies, chiefly the Moors though some others he kills in single combat over honor , and also shows kindness to the helpless. They come to with us. Eventually, the situation with the Islamic Moors of Spain reaches a boiling point, and El Cid must take his place as general and drive Moorish invaders out of the country, laying siege to the city of Valencia. El Cid is a hero figure in Spain with some of the oldest literature and legends written about him. Hang me, and my sons will not rest. This was to have been my day, Father.
Don Diego, tell your son that it is treason. It seem you're less to die. What makes him decide when to take a life or when to show mercy? Are you them for tribute? In the meantime, he attempts to reunite with his estranged wife, Jimena Sophia Loren -- who's still upset by the fact that he killed her father. A fiance plots murder against her husband-to-be, and there's a brief hint of royal incest. In contrast, the Islamic-fundamentalist Ben Yussef looks just like the Taliban -- historians did their homework well with the costumes and detail.
He even kills the father of his bride Sophia Loren in a duel over honor, casting a shadow over their marriage. He also remains faithful to an unworthy king on principle and gives up his personal happiness and his life for the greater good of his country. Where in all your land of Spain is the of Allah? This film features a riveting soundtrack composed by Miklos Rozsa and some of the most amazing battle scenes in classic cinema. Parents need to know that violence here includes men killed by swords and arrows, a briefly shown crucifixion, and horses fallen in combat. The has us to rule the world. The images should not contain any sexually explicit content, race hatred material or other offensive symbols or images. Then it will be your we will hang in the at Burgos.
El Cid is a Castilian Spanish nobleman and general in the 11th century court of King Ferdinand. El Cid is a 1961 historical drama movie about the life of Rodrigo Diaz De Bivar, better known as El Cid Charlton Heston. I have no to live to see what is for all of us. Also, what other modern-day epic movies can you compare this to? Sir, you are not for battle. There's a conflict between Christianity and Islam with a stalwart Christian-Catholic warrior as the hero , but a message that many Muslims are good guys, and Christians aren't necessarily honorable or correct. And when they are weak and torn.
We will hang high as an to Moors! I am ready, my Lord Rodrigo. The King will be just as pleased if you hang them here. Though Rodrigo is no fan of King Alfonso and is implored to crown himself king, the righteous El Cid chooses a more noble path. Infidels live on your frontiers. We didn't expect such guests.
We've been them for years. Do we hang them now? He suspects the new King Alfonso contrived the assassination of his brother over the throne, and is exiled as a result. Don Diego, I will take your prisoners back to the King at Burgos. Antonio, do you want to see your too? Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: Production Co: Samuel Bronston Productions, Allied Artists Pictures Corporation Distributors: Miramax Films, Allied Artists Pictures Keywords: , , , , , ,. This was gathering his forces. But a hitch develops in El Cid's campaign: He gets exiled from his homeland of Castile by the region's power-hungry ruler.