La Commanderie (2010): S01E03 – Volonté divine


Introduction

The 14th century France is plunged into the endless war with England, and the plague has already reduced the population. There is, however, a refuge of people who try to escape all the horrors. It is the Commandery of the Hospitaller knights.

Outline

By the time captain Thomas Cortemain has worked out the mysterious inscription-clue to the Templars gold, he overhears the commander promise it to the papal legate and a Byzantine imperial envoy for a crusade against the Saracens. Master Elias Sabet deeply regrets discussing theology with the chaplain, as it leads to a peasant couple whose baby they begged naively to resuscitate long enough to be baptised is put through ‘divine ordeal’ (torture) so one can be executed for its ‘homicide’, leaving the other crippled. Giraud must help the brothel, a major tenant, solve …

La Commanderie Series

You can find a full index and overview of La Commanderie here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 10 April 2010.
  • Running Time: 52 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: TV-14/15.
  • Country: France.
  • Language: French.

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