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Apostle (2018)

TV-MA | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 12 October 2018 (USA)
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In 1905, a drifter on a dangerous mission to rescue his kidnapped sister tangles with a sinister religious cult on an isolated island.

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Gareth Evans

Writer:

Gareth Evans
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Dan Stevens ... Thomas Richardson
Richard Elfyn ... Charles
Paul Higgins ... Frank
Bill Milner ... Jeremy
Catrin Aaron Catrin Aaron ... Elaine
John Weldon ... Lonely Passenger
Ross O'Hennessy ... Suspicious Passenger
Gareth Pierce ... Man #1
Rhys Meredith ... Man #2
John Norton John Norton ... Man #3
Ioan Hefin ... Bell Ringer
Rhian Morgan Rhian Morgan ... Inn Keeper
Kristine Froseth ... Ffion
Mark Lewis Jones ... Quinn
Owain Gwynn ... Townsman
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The year is 1905. Thomas Richardson travels to a remote island to rescue his sister after she's kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult demanding a ransom for her safe return. It soon becomes clear that the cult will regret the day it baited this man, as he digs deeper and deeper into the secrets and lies upon which the commune is built. Written by ahmetkozan

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Your God Can't Help You.


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When walking up to the village after disembarking from the boat, Thomas carries a small brown bag. When he walks into the village he's carrying a large green bag. See more »

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Elaine: [in her letter] My dearest father... I pray that you have not been consumed with worry in the time that has passed since I was taken. I write to you in the hope that you will put an end to my suffering on this wretched island. My captors inform me that if I am to survive, you must travel here alone with the means to purchase my freedom. That should a man of lawbe sent in your stead, it would seal my fate. Father, I grow weary.
Charles: [now reading it out loud] I fear our Lord no longer hears ...
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Referenced in Half in the Bag: Bird Box (2019) See more »

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The horryfying nature of men is scarier than the horrors of the supernatural.
14 October 2018 | by Fella_shibbySee all my reviews

I saw this film without watching the trailer, without checkin about the star cast n without reading anything about it. The name of Gareth Evans was suffice. Been a huge fan of him after Merantau, Raid 1 n 2 n Killers. After completion, I was not at all disappointed. I was waiting for a movie like Black Death n this movie came like a pleasant surprise. The cinematography is top notch n the music appropriate. Dan Stevens n Sheen did a wonderful job. The film started with some beautiful scenery of the train on the bridge n the island hamlet resembling a poetry. There is something sinister about films based on cult theme. There is one particular ritualistic killing scene. That made me cringe man. Fans of Black Death, The Sacrament n Wicker Man will definitely enjoy this. My two cribs - If only the pagan goddess shown was as hot as Carice van Houten from Black Death. There was no explanation regarding the Grinder n the Witch.


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