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Sharpe's Rifles (1994)
Rating:
Starring: Sean Bean, Assumpta Serna, Brian Cox, Daragh O'Malley, David Troughton
Director: Tom Clegg
Category: Action / Adventure
Studio: BFS
Subtitles:
[None]
Length:
100 mins

 
 

 

"A wonderful melodrama of snobbery and swords, love and hate."-THE GUARDIAN

Acclaimed actor Sean Bean stars in this action-packed feature-length movie set in the midst of the desperate missions and battles of the Napoleonic Wars in 19th-century Spain.

Based on Bernard Cornwell's best-selling novels, Bean plays maverick British officer Richard Sharpe who has risen through the ranks of Wellington's army by his courageous and daring exploits.He and his Chosen Men operate behind French lines, risking their lives to undermine Napoleon's forces.

Sharpe's lover is the beautiful guerilla leader Teresa, played by the sultry Assumpta Serna.

Fast-moving, hard-hitting action adventure, filmed on location in the Crimea, Portugal and England, Sharpe's brings to the screen all the danger, romance and sheer spectacle of one of the bloodiest periods in English warfare.