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Black Death (2010)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  11 June 2010 (UK)
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Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is given the task of learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village.

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Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is tasked with learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life, a mission that pulls him toward a village ruler who has made a dark pact with evil forces. Written by Anonymous

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In an age of darkness one man will face the ultimate battle against evil. See more »


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Rated R for strong brutal violence, and some language | See all certifications »

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$6,692 (USA) (11 March 2011)

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$22,045 (USA) (8 April 2011)
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Lena Headey was going to play Langiva, but was replaced by Carice van Houten. Famke Janssen was also briefly attached to the role. See more »

Goofs

When Ulrich and party come across a group of villagers about to execute a suspected witch in the forest, she is tied to a ladder, which is consistent with witch executions in Germany, where the movie was filmed (the ladder would be tipped backward into a bonfire). In England, where the film is supposed to take place, a suspected witch would be tied to an upright stake and set aflame directly. See more »

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Wolfstan: The fumes of the dead are in the air like poison. The plague, more cruel and more pitiless than war, descended upon us. A pestilence, that would leave half of our kingdom dead. Where did it come from? What carried its germ. The priests told us it was God's punishment. For what sin? What commandment must we break that could earn this? No, we knew the truth. This was not God's work, but devilry. Or witchcraft. But our task, to hunt down a demon, was God's cure.
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Materpiece
22 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow! What else can I say? The film starts off strong with great action,acting,and storyline: Stays entertaining throughout; and then has a spectacular ending ; that closes any doubts as to whether or not you liked this film.

The film begins in late 14th century europe during the black plague: stories reach a town of a small village unaffected by the disease. Stories of witchcraft soon follow.

Because this is during the time of the inquisition the catholic church has ordered a group of soldiers to investigate these rumours; A wonderful depiction of the insanity of those times soon follows.

A few of the Christian soldiers learn...


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