Chasing Dragons: The Forgotten Knight of the Round Table
2010, Paris. A young medievalist discovers a fragment of an unknown tale in an ancientmanuscript of Merlin’s Prophecies. The story of a knight from King Arthur’s court namedSegurant the Brown, condemned by Morgan le Fay to pursue an imaginary dragon.
The researcher, Emanuele Arioli, has a nose for tracking down manuscripts, and setsoff on the trail of the Knight of the Dragon. For ten years, he haunts the most beautifullibraries in Europe and the world, and combs the legendary settings of the Arthurianlegend, seeking fragments in burnt and damaged manuscripts until he manages topiece the whole story back together.
A gripping investigation to revisit and complete the most famous tale of MedievalTimes: the Knights of the Round Table.
Direction: Marie Thiry
With Emanuele Arioli
Production: ZED for ARTE & Histoire TV
Illustrations: Antoine Carrion
Selected at the Sunny Side 2022 History pitch session