In 17th century Spain Diego Alatriste, a brave and heroic soldier, is fighting in his King's army in the Flandes region. His best mate, Balboa, falls in a trap and, near to death, asks Diego to look after his son and teach him to be a soldier.

  1. Agustín Díaz Yanes

    Director, Writer

  2. Carlota Pérez-Reverte


  3. Arturo Pérez-Reverte


Top Billed Cast

  1. Viggo Mortensen

    Viggo Mortensen

    Diego Alatriste

  2. Elena Anaya

    Elena Anaya

    Angélica de Alquézar

  3. Unax Ugalde

    Unax Ugalde

    Íñigo Balboa

  4. Eduard Fernández

    Eduard Fernández

    Sebastián Copons

  5. Eduardo Noriega

    Eduardo Noriega

    Conde de Guadalmedina

Full Cast & Crew




Status Released

Release Information

  • September 1, 2006


Original Language Spanish; Castilian

Runtime 2h 25m

Budget $24,000,000.00

Revenue $23,321,954.00



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