On Guard


Watch On Guard (1997)

Comte de Gonzague plans against his cousin, Prince de Nevers, although he is the heir to the prince and will inherit his property. The count kept the existence of the bastard of a recently born prince secret. When the prince learns of his child, he marries the mother, the baron's daughter, to her father's isolated lock. The inhabitants of the castle are surprised and murdered by the count and his people. The only ones who escaped were the prince's friend, the talented swordsman Lagardère, and the child, the girl, who is now the legitimate heir to the prince's great fortune. The count believes the couple drowned while they were actually hidden by a traveling group of Italian players. Twenty years have passed. The count found that both survived and tried to kill them. But Lagardère gains the count's trust and employment as an accountant thanks to his clever disguise as hunchback.... Show more

On Guard is one of my favorite movie from year 1997. The term 'Best' is as you know a relative term. What you or I consider as the best may not even be in someone else's list. So the general rule is to proclaim the one which majority of the folks like as the best. Nevertheless, according to me the following can be regarded as some of the finest movie ever made. This film, which I even refuse to compare with the other ones is the masterpiece created by my favorite director. On Guard filled me with difficult to explain energy got me so immersed in it. The variety of dialogues, which is the power of this production, excites the viewer, especially against today's movies that are clearly weak and so boring. The whole movie is still very relaxing and motivating. Last time I bought this movie in a blu-ray quality, so I decided to upload the full movie here.... Show more

Release: 1997
Duration: 128 min
IMDb Rating: 6.9