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Black Death

Release Date: March 11th, 2011

DVD Release Date: May 10th, 2011

R |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

During the time of the bubonic plague in 14th-century England, young monk Osmund (Eddie Redmayne) is recruited by the knight Ulric (Sean Bean) to lead a group of soldiers through the marshes into a mysterious village, where rumors are spreading that a necromancer is raising plague victims from the dead. Osmund agrees, but he has an ulterior motive--to find Averill (Kimberley Nixon), a young woman who has gone missing. Along the way, the group encounters unimagined darkness.

Cast: Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Carice van Houten, Kimberley Nixon, John Lynch, Andy Nyman, Johnny Harris, Tim McInnerny

Director: Christopher Smith

Genres: Horror, Mystery

Production Co: Ecosse Films

Keywords: England, Dark, Love interest, Pursuit

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    Though deadly serious, Christopher Smith's European-made bubonic- plague melodrama provides good value with lots of blood and guts, as well as a solid cast. show more

  • 60
    Joshua RothkopfTime Out

    With unexpected supernatural restraint, the movie approaches a religious parable; am I being unfair in wishing it had a touch more apocalyptic hysteria to it? show more

  • 50
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Horror film buffs like to giggle as much as scream but there're no giggles here. show more

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