Things Get Bloody In Christopher Smith's BLACK DEATH
Though Christopher Smith's Black Death is still awaiting a US theatrical release date - expect festival dates soon - the film hits screens in the UK later this week and imminent release means the release of more footage. And in this case, that means an age-restricted, very bloody battle sequence.
Sean Bean as a church-employed mercenary rooting out and killing heretics? That's got a certain appeal to it, yes.Medieval England has fallen under the shadow of The Black Death. In this apocalyptic world, filled with fear and Medieval England has fallen under the shadow of The Black Death. In this apocalyptic world, filled with fear and superstition, a young monk called Osmund is charged with leading a fearsome knight, Ulric (Sean Bean) and his group of mercenaries to a remote marsh. Their quest is to hunt down a necromancer - someone able to bring the dead back to life. Torn between his love of God and the love of a young woman, Osmund discovers the necromancer, a mysterious beauty called Langiva. After Langiva reveals her Satanic identity and offers Osmund his heart's desire, the horror of his real journey begins....
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