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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
Kit Harington ... Samuel
Carice van Houten ... Anna
Guy Pearce ... The Reverend
Paul Anderson ... Frank
Emilia Jones ... Joanna
Jack Roth ... Wolf
Naomi Battrick ... Narrator / Older Sam
Carla Juri ... Elizabeth Brundy
Frederick Schmidt ... Sheriff Zeke
Vera Vitali ... Sally
Justin Salinger ... Doctor
William Houston ... Eli
Ivy George ... Sam
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 »

Also Known As:

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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According to Martin Koolhoven, when news got around that Mia Wasikowska had backed out of the movie, he got a late-night call from Warren Beatty who suggested another actress for the part on his voicemail. However, Koolhoven already had his eye on Dakota Fanning, and admitted that he did not even call Beatty back. See more »

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When a bad guy is shoot in his head in the desert, blood is splattered on the camera lens . 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 Django Unchained (2012) See more »

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Simply AMAZING
25 March 2017 | by didierlambreySee all my reviews

How to put it in words? I haven't been left so overwhelmed by a movie since the 2006' illusionist. This is a Masterpiece. This is Cinema. Everything in this movie is perfect: the script is amazing; the filming and editing are beyond words; the acting is perfect. Obviously as as been written, the movie is violent but i would't say that it is not easy to watch: the violence is just there, as a part of the world and its protagonists and no concessions are made in showing it. For me, probably one of the very best movies I ever saw; along with 1986' 8 million ways to die and the 2006' the illusionist. Simply amazing.


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