The last duel, directed by Ridley scott, is based on a true story adapted from the book entitled The last duel: a true story of crime, scandal, and trial by combat in medieval France.
The film will not only have the increasingly sought-after Adam Driver, but it will rejoin Matt Damon and Ben Affleck not only in front of the camera but also behind it, and is that accompanied by Nicole Holofcener, they are responsible for the script .
What is the plot of The last duel?
The movie, which is inspired by a real life story, tells the story of a 14th century woman who claims to have been raped by her husband’s best friend. To defend the honor of his wife and himself, he challenges his friend to a duel to the death.
The last duel synopsis
France during the Hundred Years War It is the time in which this story is set, which despite what it may seem, does not have as protagonists the men who participated in the last authorized duel in the Gallic country, but a woman.
Marguerite de Carrouges, who after being raped, defied everything and everyone to openly accuse the culprit, even if that meant putting her own life in danger. Marguerite, the wife of Jean de Carrouges, a knight admired by all, is attacked by Jacques Le Gris, a highly intelligent Norman squire and friend of her husband.
After the attack, she does not keep silent about what happened, which in addition to creating a scandal, makes Carrouges ask to fight a duel with Le Gris. If Carrouges wins, it’s all over, but if Le Gris wins, Marguerite will suffer the consequences once again.
The last duel cast
- Jodie Comer as Marguerite de Carrouges
- Matt Damon as Jean de Carrouges
- Adam Driver as Jacques Le Gris
- Ben Affleck as Count Pierre d’Alençon
- Harriet Walter as Nicole de Buchard
Premiere of the last duel
The movie will premiere this October 15 in theatersAlthough it cannot be ruled out that there are variations, especially depending on the pandemic situation in each country.
The last duel trailer