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Brimstone (2016)

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From the moment the new reverend climbs the pulpit, Liz knows she and her family are in great danger.

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Martin Koolhoven
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Guy Pearce ... The Reverend
Dakota Fanning ... Liz
Emilia Jones ... Joanna
Carice van Houten ... Anna
Kit Harington ... Samuel
Paul Anderson ... Frank
William Houston ... Eli
Charlotte Croft Charlotte Croft ... Abigail
Ivy George ... Sam
Bill Tangradi ... Nathan
Jack Roth ... Wolf
Jack Hollington Jack Hollington ... Matthew
Carla Juri ... Elizabeth Brundy
Vera Vitali ... Sally
Naomi Battrick ... Narrator / Older Sam
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A triumphant epic of survival and a tale of powerful womanhood and resistance against the unforgiving cruelty of a hell on earth. Our heroine is Liz (Dakota Fanning), carved from the beautiful wilderness, full of heart and grit, hunted by a vengeful Preacher (Guy Pearce) - a diabolical zealot and her twisted nemesis. But Liz is a genuine survivor; she's no victim - a woman of fearsome strength who responds with astonishing bravery to claim the better life she and her daughter deserve. Fear not. Retribution is coming. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for brutal bloody violence, strong sexual content including disturbing behavior, graphic nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Writer/director Martin Koolhoven had originally scripted the story as a conventional linear narrative, with ample flashbacks at the end to explain some of the events. However, the many long flashbacks became too disruptive to the narrative, so he decided on structuring it in four chapters, with a reversed chronology making the past a relevant part of it. See more »

Goofs

When a bad guy is shot in his head in the desert, blood is splattered on the camera lens . See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Liz: [narrating] As life progresses, images blur. All that remains are memories. Some of them true, some of them false. I remember her well - at least I think I do. She was a warrior. In the old century, you had to be in order to survive.
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Connections

Featured in De Kijk van Koolhoven: Spaghettiwestern (2018) See more »

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Abide With Me
Written by Henry F. Lyte (as Henry Francis Lyte) and William H. Monk (as William Henry Monk)
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Very dark movie
25 December 2018 | by peterkarapkSee all my reviews

Outstanding performance of all actors. Difficult, authentic scenes of very high quality. Movie has very dark story for strong stomach. I almost wasn't able to see it whole. I need a beer, before bed.


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Country:

Netherlands | France | Germany | Belgium | Sweden | UK | USA

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English | Dutch

Release Date:

12 January 2017 (Netherlands) See more »

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Budget:

EUR12,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,140,941
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