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In a time of enchantments when legends and magic collide, the sole remaining warrior of a mystical order (Oscar winner Jeff Bridges) travels to find a prophesized hero born with incredible powers, the last Seventh Son (Ben Barnes). Torn from his quiet life as a farmhand, the unlikely young hero embarks on a daring adventure with his battle-hardened mentor to vanquish a dark queen (Julianne Moore) and the army of supernatural assassins she has dispatched against their kingdom.
Academy Award nominee Sergei Bodrov (Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan, Nomad: The Warrior) directs Seventh Son from a screenplay by Charles Leavitt (upcoming In the Heart of the Sea, upcoming Warcraft) and Steven Knight (The Hundred-Foot Journey, Closed Circuit) and a screen story by Matt Greenberg (Reign of Fire).
Joining director Bodrov behind the screen is a stellar crew led »
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It's been a while since we last had a look at a film from the central Asian nation of Kazakhstan in these pages but with Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov hailing from that nation and actively looking to spur and support local production - particularly of action oriented cinema - it seems only a matter of time before we see a whole lot more. Case in point, Kairzhan Orynbekov's Heist He Wrote.Orynbekov's directorial debut after picking up support credits on Daft Punk's Electroma and 2005 action epic Nomad: The Warrior, Heist He Wrote revolves around a group of would-be screenwriters who capture a little more attention than intended when a script they wrote for a competition catches the eye of a local mobster who forces them...
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2 items from 2015
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