Spanish made historical drama (with both ENGLISH & SPANISH language options), starring Jason Isaacs (The Patriot, Black Hawk Down, Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix), Julia Ormond (First Knight, Legends Of The Fall, Smilla's Feeling For Snow), Jurgen Prochnow (Das Boot/The Boat) & Jordi Molla (Elizabeth - The Golden Age, Che -part Two) & Joaquim De Almeida (Good Morning Babylon, Desperado, Che - part Two).
Set in 1578 at the time of much intrigue and deceit in the court of King Philip II of Spain.
The House of Alba is fighting to regain the king's favour and to displace the rival House Of Mendoza.
On the night of Easter Monday, 1578, paid assassins ambush Juan de Escobedo and kill him. Mateo Vázquez, a priest and incorruptible official in the Kings service, is charged with the investigation of his murder.
Filmed with incredible accuracy in terms of costumes and attention to historical detail and with arguably the finest portrayal yet of Philip II Of Spain on screen, this was nominated for 6 Goya awards, including Best Supporting Actress for Rosana Pastor (Land And Freedom).