A fine made-for-TV drama based on Sir Walter Scott's immortal novel about a dashing knight who is entrusted with the responsibility of securing the ransom for the release of captured King Richard the Lionhearted.
Sir Walter Scott's epic novel of timeless romance and knightly daring comes to life! The year is 1194. At long last, the noble knight Wilfred of Ivanhoe (Anthony Andrews) has returned from the Crusades to regain his title and win the hand of his beloved Lady Rowena (Lysette Anthony). But first, he must defeat a villainous alliance that seeks to steal the throne from its rightful king. Steeds thunder and blades clash as the battle rages! With an all-star cast, featuring Academy Award® nominee James Mason (Best Actor in a Supporting Role, The Verdict, 1982), Olivia Hussey and Sam Neill, this is Ivanhoe as you've never seen it.
Made for television remake of the 1952 film directed by Richard Thorpe.