La Commanderie (2010): S01E05 – L’arrivée du duc d’Anjou


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

After Hugues’s corps is found in the forest, his funeral attracts a royal visitor, the duke of Anjou, a crusading comrade in arms. Thomas is charged with the investigation and soon gets his beloved Constance’s confession. But he sets up the Breton brigand leader, after warning him the duke will hunt him as an obvious suspect. After the bishop’s men beat up farmer Fasiole for failing to pay multiply excessive levies, Giraud offers him to move to derelict order lands. The bishop has no legal recourse, but sends the inquisitor to torture Fasiole into confessions he does not …

La Commanderie Series

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

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 17 April 2010.
  • Running Time: 52 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: TV-14/15.
  • Country: France.
  • Language: French.

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