Captain from Castile
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Captain from Castile
In this big-budget historical adventure, Tyrone Power stars as Pedro De Vargas, a young and impetuous nobleman in 16th Century Spain. Pedro helps to free a slave who belongs to Diego De Silva (John Sutton), but this proves to be a mistake, as Diego is one of the leaders of the Inquisition. Diego soon brands Pedro a heretic, puts his family behind bars, and subjects his 12-year-old sister to torture so horrible it kills her. An outraged Pedro plots his escape, with the help of his friend Juan Garcia (Lee J. Cobb) and hot-blooded peasant girl, Catana Perez (Jean Peters). Pedro and his friends… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Lavish, overlong, and dull, Henry King's historical adventure stars Tyrone Power in what amounted to one of Fox's biggest-budget productions."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Furtando-se de analisar o aspecto moral da "conquista" do México, o filme apela para o melodrama em uma tentativa frustrada de emocionar, amarrando a história em uma conclusão artificial e repleta de furos."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
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