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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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Credited cast:
Dakota Fanning ... Liz
Guy Pearce ... The Reverend
Carice van Houten ... Anna
Kit Harington ... Samuel
Paul Anderson ... Frank
Emilia Jones ... Joanna
Carla Juri ... Elizabeth Brundy
Naomi Battrick ... Narrator / Older Sam
Vera Vitali ... Sally
William Houston ... Eli
Frederick Schmidt ... Sheriff Zeke
Jack Roth ... Wolf
Ivy George ... Sam
Bill Tangradi ... Nathan
Tygo Gernandt ... Crawling outlaw
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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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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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Amaldiçoada See more »

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€12,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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The outlaw gang of which Kit Harington and Jack Roth are part have stolen the gold in the town of Bismuth. When Kit throws his saddle on the floor in the church, a pouch falls out. On it, its says 'Bismuth' (the mining town where Joanna will later flee to). See more »

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When hanging up the laundry at the start of the film, the articles of clothing change. See more »

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[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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References Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) See more »

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Portrays the dark side of the religion while maintaining the suspense until the end
29 December 2016 | by biosterminatorSee all my reviews

I am so glad I took the chance to watch it before premier. This movie may not have "the most unexpected ending"-factor like other top thrillers.However, the great acting and the setting manages to keep that thrill alive until the end.

As pointed by others, it is not suitable for faint-hatred and you may encounter some violent scenes which may make you feel utterly disgusted but this makes the film more realistic and leaves you craving for justice.

If TV-series like Game of thrones, Outlander, West World intrigues you this will as well.


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