About the film
Release Date: November 24, 1967
|Slogan||:||«Putting the ‘dark’ back in the Dark Ages.»|
|Production Companies||:||Filmové studio Barrandov|
|Writers||:||František Pavlíček, Vladislav Vančura, František Vláčil|
Mikolás and his brother Adam end up with a young German hostage of noble blood during a robbery. While their clan prepares for the wrath of the German king, Mikolás is sent to pressure his neighbor Lazar into a defense pact. Persuasion fails and he abducts Lazar's daughter Marketa on the eve of her initiation as a nun in an act of vengeance.