The Pillars of the Earth is a British 2010 TV miniseries, adapted from Ken Follett’s novel of the same name. Ken Follett is one of the most brilliant writers of our time. Their stories and immerse the reader participates in such real worlds that it is possible to enter them. “The Pillars of the Earth” is one of his most popular books. Originally published in 1989, he won a cult word of mouth, and then reached even more important when Oprah found a few years ago. Tandem Productions and Tony and Ridley Scott took the risk to the adaptation of the historical novel scanning in the miniseries. The novel is a complex web of desire, revenge, and the triumph of the iron will that simply adapt the screenplay for the short attention span of viewers of the 21st century to delve been challenging. The creators of “The Pillars of the Earth” able that it was impossible to call. They continued the story of the novel in its entirety, making minor adjustments and changes in the interest exposure and move along things. Premiere of two hours, unable to push the audience in 1100. England and reveal the complex origins of the Civil War with a burning ship and the associated crisis of heirs to the throne. Monk hears a plot to overthrow the king and said to his brother, who says the archbishop, and his brother becomes a previous archbishop erected to help the bishop.
It is 1135 and the darkest time in the history of England. 15 years ago, the only legitimate heir to the king died during the destruction of the ship, and the King of England and the Church of God neglected during his reign. Priests and bishops just want to provide a religious man ascends to the throne after the death of the king, and in exchange for pledging allegiance to them that the promise of Stephen King’s nephew, to sit on the throne. A fierce battle begins series between Stefan and only legitimate son of King Henry Maud. In these times, an ambitious young monk named Philip became Kingsbridge, a fairly large city, which has suffered in recent years and is in dire need of having their pre-rebuilt church. Tom Builder travels to England with his son Alfred, his daughter Martha, and after his wife Agnes died in childbirth, they are connected by two rogue Jack and Ellen. And finally, Tom finds a job in Shiring, but the Lord Bartholomew conspiracy against the new King Stephen and William Hamleigh, which was rejected by the daughter of Mr. Aliena is finally sees an opportunity to take revenge. By Philipp, Tom and his family and Aliena face a number of problems and difficulties, but their paths cross in Kingsbridge, and they play a vital role in the construction of the new cathedral.
Mini-series is very similar to the plot of the novel, and only minor details were changed. One of them is that Tom knows that his son grew up in Kingsbridge from the beginning, and in the novel, which revealed only near the end. And then there is the king, who dies at the beginning of the novel, but here lives through much of the first episode. Those who have only slight deviations, but may not be necessary, but it is not really something to make a big deal about it. The series was filmed mainly in Hungary and Austria, although most of the scenes actually enclosed within the castle or city. On a side note, there is a lot of blood, obscenity, violence and nudity in the series, and if you’ve seen “Rome” on HBO, you should already know what to expect.