The story of William Wallace was one that could
bring a tear to even the most cold-hearted man and
women on earth. His story not only showed the struggle
of how Scotland got it's freedom but also about how
he struggled in his personal life with the many foolish
and unnecessary rules that the king put on his people,
which soon led to the death of his wife. William
Wallace's life started just like any other boy that
lived in Scotland. But it would soon change. The
people of Scotland were under the rule of the king
of England who happened to be King Edward. The king
had told the people that he would give them their
freedom, and so they went to pursue it. It turned
out to be a trick. All of the men who had gone to
meet the king for their freedom were hung. Children
and parents both. The people wanted revenge on the
king and so many of the men from Scotland went to
battle. One in which was William's father. They
gained nothing from the fight, and now William no
longer had a father.William now went to live with
his uncle Argile. There he lived for a long term
of his life. He was educated and learned to speak
Latin with his uncle who he also took him on a
pilgrimage to Rome. He returned home to Scotland
while in his late twenties to raise crops and a family.
He soon was married to a girl he knew as a kid in
secret so that none of the guards could enforce the
law of Primal Nuctar, which is to bless the marriage
by sleeping with the bride. He tried to dodge the
law but failed. He fought off the soldiers of the
king for what he knew was right. But his wife was
captured and killed for assault on a king's guard.
This is what made William know for sure that he
would fight for his countries freedom so no one
else would ever have to suffer again do to the
laws of King Edward. From this point on William
Wallace never gave up hope of seeking his freedom.
William and his fellow Scots had three wars and
countless battles over myriad years until they
finally won their freedom in the battle of
Banakburn in 1314. Shortly after William Wallace
was captured and beheaded.
To me this movie was the base of how all
independence movies should be based. This
movie was beautifully written, directed and
choreographed. It told it's story in a way
that no one could have done better. This movie
had all the essentials it needed to be the
excellent movie it was. It not only got to the
point quickly, But it surrounded it with more
than one story which also was told well to fit
the plot of how and why Scotland won it's freedom.
The characters were a good aspect of this movie
as well. The characters seemed to be linked like
they had known each other for a long period of
time. The friendships that they held with one
another seemed so real because of the cast of
characters and their ability to work so well
with one another. Another aspect I enjoyed was
the comedy throughout the movie. All though
there wasn't a lot of it there was enough to
keep myself and others entertained.
During this movie I developed favoritism
to one of the characters. With his wild and
hilarious ways some may think he is crazy, but
the way I see it he was one of the smartest
ones throughout the movie. This character to me
lit the movie up, and without him this movie
would never be the same. This character was
named Steven and was the most wanted man on
Ireland. Although he was the comic to me I also
enjoyed the character played by William's
best friend. His strength and willingness to
stand up for what he believed in made me believe
that Scotland would get their freedom with or
without Wallace.
The only bad thing I can say about this
movie was that it was very long. The length
of the movie could have been