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TAC 2011 Film and Video Festival 778songtitle

 

 

  

 

Men in period battle garb         Archaeologists excavating in northern Spain        

 

  

 

Thousands of people in high schools throughout all of Europe have studied the song of Roland, a 1200 year old French epic poem and one of the most essential literary components of European heritage and culture. But over a thousand years after the Battle of Roncesvalles took place, how do we know how much of the story is fact and how much is fiction? 778: The Song of Roland takes us on a historical and archaeological trip, searching for the origins and the significance of one of the oldest and most well known works in European history.  

 

 

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Length: 77 min.
Country: Spain
Language: English
Director: Oliver Van Der Zee
Producer: Alberto Rojo, Idem4
Producer Web site: www.idem4.com
Distributor: Idem4
Distributor Web site: www.idem4.com


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