The Mists of Avalon
Want to See
Not Interested
Rate it ½ star
Rate it 1 star
Rate it 1½ stars
Rate it 2 stars
Rate it 2½ stars
Rate it 3 stars
Rate it 3½ stars
Rate it 4 stars
Rate it 4½ stars
Rate it 5 stars
This three-hour miniseries adapts Marion Zimmer Bradley's feminist recasting of the Arthurian mythos into a big-budget cable television event. In ancient England, Christianity is spreading and the Saxons are invading. It's up to Viviane (Anjelica Huston) -- Lady of the Lake and high priestess of the kingdom's ancient pagan religion -- to make sure that the next king will honor both the old and new faiths and thereby banish the barbarian hordes. Viviane manipulates her sister Igraine (Caroline Goodall) into marrying King Uther Pendragon (Mark Lewis Jones) and bearing a son, Arthur… More
Trailer
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"the spirit of the story remains sturdy, even if some intriguing details and characters had to be sacrificed for the sake of time."
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"As a fantasy, The Mists of Avalon lacks the fantastic, as a war film it lacks compelling battle scenes, and as a romance, it lacks, er, romance."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
More reviews for The Mists of Avalon on Rotten Tomatoes

More Like This

King Arthur
King Arthur (2004)
32%