Throwing accuracy to the wind is nothing new when it comes to television's version of history. So it’s no surprise that this TV movie takes many, many liberties with the life story of famous warrior Attila the Hun. Following his father’s slaying, young Attila is adopted by his uncle, King Rua of the Huns (Steven Berkoff). As an adult, Attila competes with his stepbrother Bleda (Tommy Flanagan) for the Hun throne. Their competition starts when Attila (Scottish newcomer Gerard Butler) falls in love with N’Kara (Simmone Mackinnon) during a bloody siege. But brother Bleda has already claimed her as his own. Meanwhile back in the Roman Empire, news of Attila’s military ex...