Inspired by the true story of Jan Zizka, one of greatest warriors in history. After the death of its emperor, the Holy Roman Empire is plummeting into chaos while feuding Kings battle for control of the empty throne. Daring mercenary leader Jan Zizka is hired to kidnap the powerful Lord Rosenberg's fiancée, Lady Katherine to prevent Rosenberg's rise to power. As Katherine becomes caught in a dangerous political game between the monarchs, Jan falls in love with her strong spirit and dedication to saving the people. In an attempt to liberate her, he fights back with a rebel army to battle the corruption and greed in the aristocracy. Jan realizes that the fate of the Empire doesn’t lie in the hands of Kings, but in the hands of his own people.
Cast / Ben Foster , Michael Caine , Matthew Goode , Til Schweiger , Vinzenz Kiefer , Werner Daehn , Sophie Lowe , Karel Roden Writer / Petr Jákl Music / Philip Klein DoP / Jesper Tøffner Editor / Steven Rosenblum , Dirk Westervelt Sound / Martin Jílek Story / Petr Bok , Petr Jákl Sr. Costumes / Kateřina Mírová Set Designer / Jiří Sternwald Make-Up / Jamie Kelman , Ivo Strangmüller