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O'Hara's increasingly over-the-top turn is almost laughable, but Myles ("Underworld") does have some presence.
And Sewell is considerably more restrained than he was in "The Legend of Zorro." "Tristan & Isolde" is rated PG-13 for strong scenes of violence (sword fighting, arrow fire, hand-to-hand combat and beheadings), simulated sex, some gore, some brief drug content (use of herbal medicine and poisons), and some sexually suggestive talk (including innuendo).
That's not to say Tristan and Isolde's sad story doesn't contain its share of contrivances, but they aren't as obvious as they would be in a more clumsily constructed film.
We sympathize with these lovers, and take some solace that they are able to steal moments together when everything in the world is conspiring against them.
And, although he ultimately didn't direct it (that task went to Kevin Reynolds, best known for his two Kevin Costner vehicles, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and Waterworld), he had to stand by and watch the distributors let it gather dust sitting on their shelves for a year while they tried to figure out how to handle it.Ireland has conquered the Britons, who are too busy squabbling amongst themselves to unite against the common enemy - until the emergence of Lord Marke (Rufus Sewell), the man who would be king.When the minions of King Donnchadh (David O'Hara) arrive in Cornwall seeking tribute, they are met with stiff resistance led by Tristan (James Franco), the adopted nephew of Lord Marke.In order to better ground the tale, the filmmakers have removed references to sorcery (much as Wolfgang Petersen stripped the gods out of Troy).Tristan & Isolde begins shortly after the fall of the Roman Empire, probably around the 7th century.