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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Christopher Lambert
Clancy Brown
Gregory Widen
Sean Connery
Directors
Russell Mulcahy
Screenwriters
Roxanne Hart
Running Time
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Highlander
Christopher Lambert running about with a very sharp sword.


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Plot
Born into medieval Scotland, Connor McLeod (Lambert) is 'immortal'. One of a breed, competing for a prize for which "there can be only one", which involves duelling with others of his kind until one loses their head. Come the present day, the list has shortened to a handful.


Verdict
It's clumsyily put together and it makes bugger all sense, but dammit, there's something alluring about this story. Don't go in expecting too much and you should be ok. And for God's sake - stay away from the sequels.


Reviewed by Chris Hewitt

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