Royal Deceit

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Royal Deceit ★½ Prince of Jutland 1994 (R)

Young Amled (Bale) is heir to the 6th century kingdom of Jutland. But when his father is murdered by Amled's jealous uncle Fenge (Byrne), the youth feigns in sanity to save himself and then begins to plot his revenge. Very familiar story doesn't arouse more than mild interest de spite the cast. 85m/C VHS, DVD . Gabriel Byrne, Helen Mirren, Christian Bale, Brian Cox, Kate Beckinsale, Steven Waddington, Tom Wilkin son, Tony Haygarth, Saskia Wickham, Brian Glov er; D: Gabriel Axel; C: Henning Kristiansen; M: Per Norgard.