• Simon Magus (1999)

Simon Magus

Release Date: 1999

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

A dairy farmer (Stuart Townsend) and an anti-Semitic aristocrat want to build a railroad station in a depressed village.

Cast: Noah Taylor, Embeth Davidtz, Stuart Townsend, Ian Holm, Rutger Hauer, Sean McGinley, Terence Rigby, Amanda Ryan

Director: Ben Hopkins

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Arts Council of England, Channel Four Films, ARP, Goldwyn Films, Lucky Red, Hollywood Partners

Ratings & Reviews

  • 68
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    An elegant, haunting folktale. show more

  • 75
    Boston Globe

    An odd but original, at times even poetic, film about a vanished world. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    An engaging character study, steeped in religion, demonology and community politics. show more

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