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Sharpe's Gold (1995)

Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband.

Director:

Tom Clegg

Writers:

Nigel Kneale, Bernard Cornwell (based on the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Bean ... Sharpe
Daragh O'Malley ... Harper
Hugh Fraser ... Wellington
John Tams John Tams ... Hagman
Michael Mears Michael Mears ... Cooper
Jason Salkey ... Harris
Lyndon Davies Lyndon Davies ... Perkins
Hugh Ross ... Mungo Munro
Rosaleen Linehan Rosaleen Linehan ... Bess Nugent
Jayne Ashbourne ... Ellie Nugent
Peter Eyre ... Will Nugent
Abel Folk ... El Casco
Philip McGough Philip McGough ... Provost Marshal
Ian Shaw ... Ayres
Julian Sims ... Barbier
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Storyline

Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Spanish | French

Release Date:

1 July 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Scharfschützen - Blutiges Gold See more »

Filming Locations:

Ukraine

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Trivia

The only part of the movie present in the original novel is one of Sharpe's riflemen being caught stealing a chicken by a group of provosts. While the rifleman (named Skillicorn) was hanged in the movie, in the original novel he gets beaten by Sharpe. Furthermore, the Provost Lieutenant Ayres gets his comeuppance after Sharpe embarrasses him in front of the senior provost officers. See more »

Goofs

When Provost Lieutenant Ayres salutes Sharpe in the village he saluted as an American not British. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Ayres: [drunkenly] She's a lady, which is why she's got a lady's gun. Which is a rifle!
[sneers]
Lt. Ayres: What about that, Major Rifleman Sharpe?
Richard Sharpe: You're drunk, Mr. Ayres.
Lt. Ayres: So should you be by now. And I stick by muskets!
Provost Marshal: [disapproving] Ayres!
Ellie Nugent: Back in Ireland, I go shooting quite a lot.
Lt. Ayres: With a lady's gun!
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Connections

Follows Sharpe's Eagle (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

I am a Deserter
Traditional
Lyrics adapted by John Tams
Performed by John Tams
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Film vs. book
31 July 2010 | by redcar-1See all my reviews

Sharpe's Gold is generally considered the least effective in the excellent series of films. I would have to agree. As for the difference between the book ( which is excellent) and the film..... Paul McGann was the original actor playing Richard Sharpe, filming had started on the first three films when Paul broke his leg playing football! I have read a huge insurance payment resulted. As the producers had to show changes had to be made to justify claim, the story was changed considerably. Sean Bean was cast as Sharpe and made the role his own, I would love to have seen what Paul McGann would have done with it though. I can't remember the source for this information, but it could be Bernard Cornwell's excellent website. He being the writer of the books. I may not have remembered it all correctly, but that is the gist of it. I have the box set of DVDs and play them often, along with my Hornblowers!


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