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"Ladyhawke" (also known as "Tag des Falken, Der") is a Fantasy/Adventure/Romance film directed by Richard Donner, and written by Edward Khmara (screenplay), released on April 12 of 1985 in the USA . Matthew Broderick is starring, alongside Rutger Hauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Leo McKern, John Wood and Ken Hutchison.

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Who directed "Ladyhawke":

Ladyhawke was directed by Richard Donner, an American producer, director, and actor.

Before making Ladyhawke, Richard Donner had directed The Toy, released in 1982, Inside Moves (1980), Superman II (1980), Superman (1978), The Omen (1976), and Twinky (1969). Since, he directed The Goonies, released in 1985, Lethal Weapon (1987), Scrooged (1988), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Radio Flyer (1992), and Lethal Weapon 3 (1992).

When was "Ladyhawke" released:

Ladyhawke was first released in the United States on Friday, April 12, 1985. Also released on Friday, April 12, 1985 have been Cat's Eye (dir. Lewis Teague) and Girls Just Want to Have Fun (dir. Alan Metter). This was thirty-four (34) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, March 27, 1985 in France and on Friday, March 29, 1985 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Ladyhawke":

At the casting of Ladyhawke we find Matthew Broderick, previously seen in WarGames (1983) and Max Dugan Returns (1983); Rutger Hauer (Eureka (1984), A Breed Apart (1984)); Michelle Pfeiffer (Into the Night (1985), Scarface (1983)) [ more... ]

  • Leo McKern, Giancarlo Prete and Massimo Sarchielli also worked together in Rappresaglia, released in 1973.
  • Rod Dana and Loris Loddi can be seen in Cleopatra, released in 1963.
  • Paul Tuerpe and Alfred Molina also worked together in Maverick, released in 1994.

What is the Storyline of "Ladyhawke":

In twelfth century Europe, Philippe Gaston, "The Mouse" (Broderick), is a thief facing execution who escapes the dungeons of Aquila, via the sewers, and flees to the countryside. The Bishop of Aquila (Wood) sends his Captain of the Guard Marquet (Hutchison) to hunt down Phillipe; he and his soldiers corner Philippe, but are foiled by a mysterious black knight who reveals himself to be their former Captain, Etienne of Navarre (Hauer), traveling with a beautiful and devoted hawk. Marquet warns the Bishop of [...]

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