Onslaught of the hordes in the Carpathian Mountains
During the 1200s people living in the Carpathian Mountains in what is today western Ukraine have to unite in order to withstand the invading Mongols led by Burunda Khan.
A joint American-Ukrainian production, "The Rising Hawk" (2019) is a sword & sandal flick that includes elements of "Attila" (2001), "Taras Bulba" (1962), "Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan" (2007), "Viking Destiny" (2018) and "The Lost Future" (2010). While it’s better than “Taras Bulba,” it’s not as good as the others, although it comes close. The beginning and... read the rest.