The Lady And The Highwayman

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The Lady And The Highwayman

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Director:
John Hough
Released:
2009
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The Lady And The Highwayman is a swashbuckling 1989 romantic drama starring Hugh Grant. In 17th century Britain, Lady Panthea (Lysette Anthony) suffers brutal treatment from her new husband, Christian Drysdale (Ian Bannen), the tax collector for the Lord Chancellor (Robert Morley). She finds an unexpected savior in the "Silver Blade," an aristocrat named Lord Lucius (Hugh Grant) who has disguised himself as a highway thief. Silver Blade challenges Drysdale to a duel and kills him. Years later, the lovely Panthea has been called to the court of Charles II (Michael York), newly restored to the throne. Her beauty incites the jealousy of the royal entourage, so the King's mistress, Barbara Castlemaine (Emma Samms) conspires with Sir Phillip Gage (Oliver Reed) to bring about her downfall. Luckily for Panthea, the dashing Silver Blade returns to save her from the political intrigue. Based on a romance novel by Barbara Cartland, this historical drama combines adventure, politics and love
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