In this unique and outrageous period comedy adapted from George MacDonald Fraser's novel, Malcolm McDowell stars as a comic character come to life.
It is 19th Century Europe and Captain Harry Flashman (McDowell) is a gutless bully who seeks admission into European high society. Seeing a chance to promote their own menacing political schemes devious Otto von Bismarck (Oliver Reed) and Rudi Von Sternberg (Alan Bates) convince Flashman to disguise himself as a Prussian noble so that he can marry a gorgeous duchess (Britt Ekland). However, the hoax is discovered, and Flashman flees the continent, experiencing one calamity after another as well as some of history's most significant events in this hilarious romp that might just make you laugh instead of marvel at the next comic book hero you encounter!
First released: Monday 19th August 2013
- Released: Monday 20th May 2013
- Distributor: Odeon Entertainment
- Region: B
- Discs: 1
- Catalogue: ODNBF008
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