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.
Ambitious knight hospitaller Hugues d’Avène calls it miracle fraud when captain Cortemain’s prayer to St.John to heal mysteriously ill Constance if he abandons the quest for the Templars gold is exhausted. The commander refuses to brave the patron saint, even when Hughues threatens to have the Rhodes HQ depose Roger for lack of zeal in the order’s crusading purpose. The Breton violently denies the peasants entry to the Virgin’s cave sanctuary to pray for harvest as ‘disturbing’ his rare fancy for private devotion. The commander refuses help as it is outside the order’s…
La Commanderie Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 17 April 2010.
- Running Time: 52 minutes (per episode).
- Rating: TV-14/15.
- Country: France.
- Language: French.