Kingdom of Heaven
Kingdom of Heaven | Ridley Scott
Three words: It was pleasant
I really liked the Andalusian styled architecture of Sybille’s palace. The oriental motifs were simply resplendent. The oriental fascination with design and detail wasn’t left out in any manner; even the shields used by Balian’s rival army, showed miniature calligraphic inscriptions. I have to commend Scott on paying attention to oriental visual arts. Sybille’s clothes anyone ?
I’m glad it wasn’t a typical orientalist depiction of the east, vis-à-vis inferiority complex. For once, a