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March 1 2009 1 01 /03 /March /2009 15:59

Last October we worked on William WALLACE's life and watched Braveheart in class (thanks to Yoann, 10B,  who lent me his DVD for a week).


William Wallace was Scottish. He was born more than 7 centuries ago, in 1272 in Elderslie, Scotland. Wallace's father who died in 1291 when William was 19 years old, was killed by English soldiers.



Edward I, King of England, took control of Scotland in 1296. Wallace started resistance against the English in 1297. Wallace and his followers won the battle of Stirling in September 1297 and they invaded England during the winter.

Edward I returned to Scotland with a huge army and defeated Wallace at Falkirk in July 1298.


Wallace was then in hiding for 7 years until he was captured on August 3rd, 1305. Wallace's trial took place in London on August 23rd, 1305 and Wallace was executed on August 24th, 1305.


The film won 5 Academy awards in 1995, including Best Director and Best Picture.


Here is the Braveheart trailer. Enjoy...





The film was seen by millions of people around the world.

Do you know how much the film cost  and how much money  it made ?

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steven halliez ( 10 c ) 05/19/2009 09:24

I like this film !!!!!!!!!!!

Mme LEBEAU 05/19/2009 16:44


So do I.


gregory 03/20/2009 13:52

the film has reported 202 600 000 dollars.the film cost 53 million dollars

Mme LEBEAU 03/22/2009 16:45


The film cost 53 million dollars, I agree. However be careful Grégory, it made 202 600 000 dollars.


leandre 03/13/2009 10:20

in the world the film cost 202 600 000 dollars

Mme LEBEAU 03/13/2009 20:04


I don't agree and you've answered only one question...


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