In a society, the proud and arrogant Golden Age Spain, riding blind towards the end of the Empire and in which the honor and loyalty are all, a Spanish soldier who has travelled Europe fighting under the flag of "Tercio Viejo de Cartagena", survives in the Austrias' Madrid as a mercenary swordsman hired four coppers on request. Brave, honest and loyal man, Diego Alatriste will be involved in intrigues and conspiracies of various kinds that require him to make good use of his steel.
Runtime: 50 minutes
The Adventures of Captain Alatriste - Arturo Pérez-Reverte - Netflix
Arturo Pérez-Reverte Gutiérrez (born 25 November 1951 in Cartagena) is a Spanish novelist and journalist. He worked as a war correspondent for RTVE and was a war correspondent for 21 years (1973–1994). His first novel, El húsar, set in the Napoleonic Wars, was released in 1986. He is well known outside Spain for his “Alatriste” series of novels. He is now a member of the Royal Spanish Academy, a position he has held since 12 June 2003.
The Adventures of Captain Alatriste - Films based on novels by Pérez-Reverte - Netflix
El maestro de esgrima (1992) (based on The Fencing Master) Uncovered (1994) (based on The Flanders Panel) Cachito (1995) (based on Un Asunto de Honor) Territorio Comanche (1997) The Ninth Gate, by Roman Polanski (1999) (very loosely based on El club Dumas) The Road to Santiago (1999), Spanish television miniseries (story) Alatriste (2006) (based on the series Captain Alatriste) The Nautical Chart (2007) (based on La Carta Esférica and starring Aitana Sánchez-Gijón) Quart: El Hombre de Roma (2007), Spanish television miniseries based on The Seville Communion La Reina Del Sur (2011), Spanish Novela (Soap Opera) airing on Telemundo
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