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Black Death + Digital Copy [Blu-ray]


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  • Language: English
  • Region: Region A/1
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B004P2VQZW
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #39,460 in DVD (See Top 100 in DVD)


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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Andre Farant TOP 500 REVIEWER on June 15 2011
Format: DVD
A smaller film with excellent production values. During the first outbreak of the plague in England, a group of soldiers is sent to investigate a village untouched by the pestilence and suspected of witch craft. It deals creatively with religious extremism, offering a look at two sides of this multi-faceted subject rather than simply focusing on the usual boogeymen of fantaticism (most commonly Christianity, with Islam as a close second).

The cast is good, though it could be argued that Sean Bean is underused.

Should appeal to most anyone who enjoyed In the Name of the Rose or The 13th Warrior.
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By Genny Walker on June 1 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
can't get any better than Boramir n Eduard Stark and let us not forget Richard Sharpe. Me i can't get enough. Was a good movie, glad i didn't live in that time. Received promptly, well packaged and undamaged.
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1348 '-- a bit early for the widespread burning of witches, but there were a few. That year was also a bit late for villages where paganism is mainstream, but I supposed there could have been one or two. By the late fourteenth century, however, paganism had been driven into the deepest shadows of rural life and replaced by a Christianity that already had 300 years of resurgence under its belt. In other words, history gets telescoped in this film ' no doubt for the purpose of seeming darkly familiar to us, having just -- in 2010 -- lived through the mainstreaming of Christian fundamentalism, thanks to G.W. Bush.

What is accurate in the film is the violence, the ignorance, and the persecution -- especially the persecution. Jews were the major target during the plague years and were eventually banished from most of Western Europe by the end of the fifteenth century, at which point women took over as handy scapegoats for a superstitious clerical class known for its corruption and an inept ruling class. It wasn''t for nothing that Petrarch caused the era to be called the Dark Ages. '"We live in a dark age,"' he said, referring to the corruption of the papacy and the backwardness of the rank-and-file clergy. The image stuck -- despite the attempt by a whole school of modern historians to turn the later Middle Ages into a pre-Renaissance renaissance.

Director Christopher Smith''s vision of the so-called '"high"' Middle Ages is suitably dark. I haven't seen it this accurately presented since J.-J. Annoud's *Name of the Rose [Blu-ray]*, which was remarkably true to Umberto Eco''s novel in this regard.
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