Friday, May 7, 2010

Directed by                         Michael J. Bassett 
Produced by                       Paul Berrow
                                           Samuel Hadida
                                           Kevan Van Thompson 
Written by                          Michael J. Bassett 
Starring                              Max von Sydow
                                           James Purefoy
                                           Rachel Hurd-Wood
                                           Pete Postlethwaite 
Music by                            Klaus Badelt 
Cinematography                Dan Laustsen 
Editing by                          Andrew MacRitchie 
Release date(s)                   December 23, 2009 (France) 
Country                              France
                                           Czech Republic
Language                           English

The movie tells the origins of Solomon kane and is hoped to be the first of a trilogy of movies. When the story opens Kane is a mercenary of Queen elizabeth-1fighting in Africa, but after an encounter with a demon, The Devil's Reaper, he realizes he must seek redemption or have his soul damned to Hell. He returns to England and lives a life of peace, converting to puritanism, but soon the doings of an evil sorcerer (Malachi) upset his plans and he must take up arms again.



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