In the beautiful, otherworldly Carpathian Mountains a woman is traveling with a small boy in a horse and cart, looking to punish those who once abused her. For years, Katalin has been ... See full summary »
Amid the Civil War in 17th-century England, a group of deserters flee from battle through an overgrown field. Captured by an alchemist, the men are forced to help him search to find a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in the field.
Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness.
At the very beginning of the film, Elena calls Francesco to announce Gilderoy's arrival at the studio. Although the film is set in Italy, when she picks up the phone a continuous dial tone is heard, which is normal for the US or UK; however, the actual dial tone would have sounded very differently in Italy, a country where the phone system has a very distinctive and non-continuous dial tone (consisting of a 425Hz tone with a duration of 0.6sec followed by a 1 second pause, followed by a 0.2 sec tone then a 0.2 sec pause, repeated in a loop until the first digit is dialed). See more »
The opening credits are actually put together of those from The Equestrian Vortex, the fictional horror flick that's going to be post-dubbed in the movie, with fast-cut animations, medieval depictions of hell, demons, naves, animal skeletons and tortured female faces, mostly red and black colored. See more »
Well edited and nicely shot with some genuinely good acting from the cast but it's 114 Min's of my life which I would like returned when on my deathbed. The films starts promisingly but gets lost in a sea of pretencion and meanders to a disappointing ending. While there is atmosphere in spades nothing is done with it. All the ingredients were there to make a great film but we are left with something which underachieves on all levels.It is neither frightening, disturbing, unsettling or thought provoking. I felt sorry for Toby Young who gives a solid performance but the film just fizzles out. This really could have been a genuinely remarkable film but will only be remembered for failing to deliver on all accounts. Slow, ponderous, pretentious...
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