The trial by combat set in the woods was originally to be the set for the Rivendel counsel chamber in John Boorman 's version of "Lord of the Rings", which failed to get made. Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun Times. Morgana captures Perceval, who narrowly escapes. For example, the sword between the sleeping lovers' bodies comes from the tales of Tristan and Iseult ; the knight who returns Excalibur to the water is changed from Bedivere to Perceval; and Morgause and Morgan Le Fay are merged into one character. Retrieved from " https: You need to login to do this.
The scene in the woods at night, where Merlin is with the young Arthur, was shot on a set, so the animals featured could be controlled.
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Zack Snyder named this movie as a big influence on Batman v Superman: Roger Ebert called it both a "wondrous vision" and "a mess. According to Gabriel Byrnehis sex scene with Katrine Boorman was filmed with the two separated. One night with her. The rocks were fake and part of the set.