January 02, 2013

Reclaiming the Blade

Reclaiming the Blade is a documentary written and directed by Daniel McNicoll and produced by Galatia Films on the topic of swords, focusing on the cinematic choreography of swordsmanship.

Notable interviewees from the film industry include Viggo Mortensen, Karl Urban, Richard Taylor, Bob Anderson (fencing instructor to Errol Flynn and countless other actors) died in January 2012, and Paul Champagne (master sword-maker was bladesmith) died in April 200).

Narration is by British actor John Rhys-Davies. The documentary was produced with the support of Peter Jackson, Weta Workshop, Skywalker Sound and the Royal Armouries.

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