Robin and Marian is a poignant, romantic tale of aging, reunited, lovers that come to terms with their lives, their ideals, with lost youth but with a never lost love.After a twenty year absence, Robin, the worn-down warrior and Mairan, the reluctant nun seek one more day in the sun.Their passion for each other and the passion against injustice are as strong as it ever was. The cruel,cunning but tempered Sherrif Nottingham is still the enemy. John, the ever faithfull, is still a loyal friend. However,the world and time has passed them all and they will foreve be united in ......
The review of this Movie prepared by Keith T. Leonard
Just how many Robin Hood stories are there! This one, however, takes a different spin on
the legend of olde and the viewer is in for one of the more powerful versions of this
outlaw-hero! Starring Sean Connery and Audrey Hepburn (her first film in seven years!),
“Robin and Marian” is a love story for all time. Directed by Richard Lester, the
relationship between the two is picked up, some 20 years after Robin has left England to go
on a crusade with King Richard. Now, he has returned and what he expects to find is far
from his imagination. Twenty years is a long time and, indeed, much has changed.
Marian, for instance, has become a nun! But Robin finds the changes unacceptable and in
no time his long-ago and longtime rivalry with the Sheriff of Nottingham (played by Robert
Shaw) resumes. The movie is full of genuine excitement and a tragic love story, but a story
that seems not only to capture but to romanticize fully the relationship between the two.
The review of this Movie prepared by Bill Hobbs