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Cast

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Raphaella
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Tyro
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Danu
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Morna
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Didi
James Bradshaw ...
Ziko
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Vena
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Nan
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The Leper
Ciaran Murtagh ...
Turag
Angela Furtado ...
Raphaella's Handmaiden
Donata Janietz ...
Ffion
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Storyline

Long ago in the Iron Age a shadow loomed over a lonely village. For generations the village youths are stolen from their families and delivered as sacrifice to a mythical beast - the Minotaur, that dwells beneath a great palace. Theo, haunted by the loss of his love in an earlier sacrifice is convinced that the beast isn't real and that his girl still lives as a slave within the palace. His father Cyrnan, the village leader, tries to reason with Theo not to go but Theo is driven by blind rage. He devises a plan and is taken with the other youths who are dragged screaming from their families. Written by Mykol Gantt

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

minotaur | queen | bull | empire | wolf | See more »

Taglines:

Curse the God. Slay the Beast. Become a Legend. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and some nudity | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

11 May 2006 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Minotauro  »

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Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Goofs

In many scenes, especially the scene where Tyro and Didi climb up the wall, there is clearly a steel-wire lifting the actors up, when they are supposed to be climbing by themselves. See more »

Quotes

Deucalion: My God is ready for his meat! Let us see the mouth of hell. Open the gates!
[goes towards the two virgins]
Deucalion: Do not be afraid, you spirits will lie warm in the belly of the bull, and your flesh will taste sweeter, now that it's aroused.
[yelling down the hole]
Deucalion: Come, POWERFUL ONE! Come SEE what I have brought you! COME TASTE!
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Silly and insulting
28 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

There are definitely some people who hate Greek Mythology. The proof lies in "Minotaur" movie.

They took the story of Minotaur from the Greek Myth and they distorted so badly ending up with this awful movie.

It is supposed to chance things cause you want to improve something not to make it worst.

The original story of Minotaur based on symbolism is full of meaning. The story of this movie has nothing to tell. Absolutely not enjoyable. Like somebody else said... they butcher the mythology of the Minotaur story to make this. It's silly and insulting.


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