A Knight's Tale

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A Knight's Tale is a 2001 American medieval adventure-comedy film written, produced, and directed by Brian Helgeland.wikipedia
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Heath Ledger

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The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus Sewell, Laura Fraser, Paul Bettany as Geoffrey Chaucer, and James Purefoy as Sir Thomas Colville/Edward the Black Prince.
His work comprised nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), The Patriot (2000), A Knight's Tale (2001), Monster's Ball (2001), Lords of Dogtown (2005), Brokeback Mountain (2005), The Brothers Grimm (2005), Casanova (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), the latter two being posthumous releases.

Shannyn Sossamon

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The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus Sewell, Laura Fraser, Paul Bettany as Geoffrey Chaucer, and James Purefoy as Sir Thomas Colville/Edward the Black Prince.
She has appeared in the films A Knight's Tale (2001), 40 Days and 40 Nights, The Rules of Attraction (both 2002), The Order (2003), Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006), Road to Nowhere (2009), The End of Love (2012), and Sinister 2 (2015).

Alan Tudyk

The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus Sewell, Laura Fraser, Paul Bettany as Geoffrey Chaucer, and James Purefoy as Sir Thomas Colville/Edward the Black Prince.
He has also had starring roles in the films DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story; I, Robot; A Knight's Tale; 42; Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, and Rogue One.

Rufus Sewell

The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus Sewell, Laura Fraser, Paul Bettany as Geoffrey Chaucer, and James Purefoy as Sir Thomas Colville/Edward the Black Prince.
He has appeared in films such as Hamlet, The Woodlanders, Dangerous Beauty, Dark City, Bless the Child, A Knight's Tale, The Legend of Zorro, The Illusionist, The Holiday, Tristan and Isolde, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Hercules, Gods of Egypt, Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence, and Judy.

Laura Fraser

The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus Sewell, Laura Fraser, Paul Bettany as Geoffrey Chaucer, and James Purefoy as Sir Thomas Colville/Edward the Black Prince.
She is best known for portraying Door in the urban fantasy series Neverwhere, Kate in the film A Knight's Tale, Cat MacKenzie in the drama series Lip Service and Lydia Rodarte-Quayle in the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul.

Paul Bettany

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The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus Sewell, Laura Fraser, Paul Bettany as Geoffrey Chaucer, and James Purefoy as Sir Thomas Colville/Edward the Black Prince.
He first came to the attention of mainstream audiences when he appeared in the British film Gangster No. 1 (2000), and director Brian Helgeland's film A Knight's Tale (2001).

Brian Helgeland

A Knight's Tale is a 2001 American medieval adventure-comedy film written, produced, and directed by Brian Helgeland.
Helgeland wrote and directed the films A Knight's Tale (2001), The Order (2003) and 42 (2013).

Bérénice Bejo

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Bérénice Bejo (born 7 July 1976) is an Argentine actress best known for playing Christiana in A Knight's Tale (2001) and Peppy Miller in The Artist (2011).

Mark Addy

The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus Sewell, Laura Fraser, Paul Bettany as Geoffrey Chaucer, and James Purefoy as Sir Thomas Colville/Edward the Black Prince.
In 2001, he played Roland in A Knight's Tale and a butler to Chris Rock's character in the film Down to Earth.

Leagh Conwell

Leagh Conwell (born 8 February 1990) is a British actor, known for his roles in A Knight's Tale (2001) as Young William Thatcher and Wondrous Oblivion (2003), as Jessop.

James Purefoy

The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus Sewell, Laura Fraser, Paul Bettany as Geoffrey Chaucer, and James Purefoy as Sir Thomas Colville/Edward the Black Prince.
He played Edward, the Black Prince in the film A Knight's Tale, Rawdon Crawley in Vanity Fair with Reese Witherspoon and Tom Bertram in the 1999 production of Mansfield Park.

Roger Ashton-Griffiths

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He has appeared in numerous high-profile films, including Terry Gilliam's Brazil (1985) and The Brothers Grimm (2005), Dreamchild (1985), Young Sherlock Holmes (1985), Gene Wilder's Haunted Honeymoon (1986), Roman Polanski's Pirates (1986), Peter Greenaway's The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), Mountains of the Moon (1990), Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (1990), Shadowlands (1993), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), The Wind in the Willows (1996), A Knight's Tale (2001), Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York (2002), Woody Allen's You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010), Olivier Dahan's Grace of Monaco (2014) and Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner (2014).

Alice Connor

She also had a small part in the 2001 movie A Knight's Tale.

Geoffrey Chaucer

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The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus Sewell, Laura Fraser, Paul Bettany as Geoffrey Chaucer, and James Purefoy as Sir Thomas Colville/Edward the Black Prince. While traveling, the trio encounters a young Geoffrey Chaucer, who is also destitute and agrees to forge a patent of nobility so William can enter, assuming the name of "Sir Ulrich von Liechtenstein" from Gelderland.

The Knight's Tale

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The film takes its title from Chaucer's "The Knight's Tale" in his The Canterbury Tales, though the plot is not similar.
The story is one of the tales that inspired the 2001 movie A Knight's Tale, in which Chaucer himself is one of the principal characters.

Golden Years (song)

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The song was also used in the 2001 movie A Knight's Tale, as well as in Hank Green's 2018 novel An Absolutely Remarkable Thing.

Barrandov Studios

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The film was shot at the Barrandov Studios in Prague, Czech Republic.

Nick Brimble

His later films include A Knight's Tale, Loch Ness, Gone Fishin', and Soulmate.

Queen (band)

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Several of the guest singers recorded new versions of Queen's hits under the Queen + name, such as Robbie Williams providing vocals for "We Are the Champions" for the soundtrack of A Knight's Tale (2001).

Ulrich von Liechtenstein

While traveling, the trio encounters a young Geoffrey Chaucer, who is also destitute and agrees to forge a patent of nobility so William can enter, assuming the name of "Sir Ulrich von Liechtenstein" from Gelderland.
The protagonist of the 2001 film A Knight's Tale, played by Heath Ledger, assumes the title Ulrich von Liechtenstein when he poses as a knight.

Battle of Poitiers

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Adhemar is called away to the Battle of Poitiers, and William achieves several victories in his absence.
The battle appears in passing in A Knight's Tale when Count Adhemar is called back to the war.

Guelders

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While traveling, the trio encounters a young Geoffrey Chaucer, who is also destitute and agrees to forge a patent of nobility so William can enter, assuming the name of "Sir Ulrich von Liechtenstein" from Gelderland.
William Thatcher, the lead character in the 2001 film A Knight's Tale played by Heath Ledger claimed to be Sir Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Gelderland so as to appear to be of noble birth and thus qualify to participate in jousting.