In medieval times, a youthful pickpocket befriends a strange knight who is on a mysterious quest. This unlikely duo, accompanied by a watchful hawk, are enveloped in a magical adventure. Matthew Broderick, Academy Award-nominee Michelle Pfeiffer and Rutger Hauer star in this medieval romantic adventure, nominated for two Academy Awards. Co-starring John Wood. Produced and directed by Richard Donner (MAVERICK, SUPERMAN), Siskel & Ebert call this "fabulous... a magically wonderful movie... a real classic!" The Los Angeles Times says it "soars... it's enchanted, enthralling, marvelous; a bold, beautiful vision" and Gene Shalit calls it "amazing... a double popcorn picture that casts a spell, which is why LADYHAWKE spells pleasure."