Knights of God.

Discussion in 'Films, Music and All Things Artsy' started by Nehustan, May 13, 2007.

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  1. Nehustan

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    Was thinking about this 1987 ITV series, thought about it in light of the whole 'V for Vendetta' phenomena don't know if they were related in anyway. Had a quick nose around but could only find a German dubbed version on VHS, seems it was never released post its showing on ITV. Shame as I'd quite like to watch it again....anyone else remember it?

    [align=center]Knights of God[/align]
     
  2. Vaguely remember a programme that had a similar uniform for the soldiers.

    Did they have snatches in the programme?
     
  3. Dont remember it but some more info for others.
    IMDB
    Wikipedia

    SK
     
  4. Don't Remember that one. Do remember Jossies Giants and The Magcian trilogy, what were they... The Snow Spider, Emlyn's Moon and the Chestnut Soldier.... Wow, funny how you remember somethings really well then completely forget others.
     
  5. RP578

    RP578 LE Book Reviewer

    Remember it somewhat. Vague recollection of watching nasty, brutish black-clad fascists on telly on Sunday afternoon. What's the V for Vendetta thing about then?
     
  6. Nehustan

    Nehustan On ROPs

    In reply yep its not something I remember to clearly, I just remember enjoying it. I think it may have been on on a Sunday evening. (seem to remember they had armoured vehicles, but maybe landrovers)

    V for Vendetta was a graphic Novel that came out first in the early 80s as part of a comic, then as a graphic novel proper. It was made into a movie in 2006 I think (maybe 2005). It also dealt with a totalitarian future in Britain, not a bad movie, its themed around 'V' (lead character) as a modern day Guy Fawkes.

    [align=center]V's Introduction[/align]
     
  7. I remember it (and enjoying it) too.
    It's quite surprising that it wasn't reshown as it had a reasonably high production values. The gunship in the title sequence actually features in one scene in the first episode. Anything with John Woodvine in has got to have some merit.
     
  8. Nehustan

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    Yep I wonder why it was never repeated, released on video (outside of Germany), or even remade. I've tracked down a version dubbed in German on VHS. Only problem, I don't speak German :roll:
     
  9. OK, so the book was out by 3 years. Neue Arbeit as the Knights, Bliar as Mordrin and Broon as Hugo anyone?...

    Remember it well as Sunday pm entertainment for a 10-year old. Even had (maybe even have) the book. If V for Vendetta predates, then which was a greater inspiration for Children of Men...

    Not home grown, but I still rate the original Battlestar Galactica. Although the modern version has a slightly different appeal the red-blooded males among us.
     
  10. Thank fcuk I read ARRSE, I have been trying to remember the name of that series for almost a decade!!!!

    Right time to find it on ebay :D
     
  11. I recall it. An excellent series. I remember thinking " Thats the way the country should be run. I will join them when I grow up" I was only 35 at the time.
     
  12. Nehustan

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    :wink:
     
  13. V for Vendetta was a graphic Novel that came out first in the early 80s as part of a comic, then as a graphic novel proper. It was made into a movie in 2006 I think (maybe 2005). It also dealt with a totalitarian future in Britain, not a bad movie, its themed around 'V' (lead character) as a modern day Guy Fawkes.



    V for Vendetta
    Just a little too close to the totalitarian state we will soon be living in
    Big Brother watching our every move, telling us what to wear,eat,drive,think,where we can smoke etc
    Hold on.......
    thats BLIARS U.K. plc
    Time for a little light revolution ladies and gents
    anyone know where the nearest plan of Parliament might be?
    Now where is that Czech Army surplus semtex?............
     
  14. I managed to get my hands on a DVD copy of Knights of God !!!!!!!
    It's a VHS to DVD copy so the quality is not that good (think porn in the '80's).

    Just installing DivX on my work laptop to watch it ......... Boss, iff you are reading this I will be multi tasking watching and working! Honest!!!