Solomon Kane

Solomon Kane
Solomon Kane

France, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, 2009, 104 min
Fiction

Solomon Kane
Solomon Kane

France, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, 2009, 104 min
Fiction

Captain Solomon Kane is a brutally efficient 16th Century killing machine. Armed with his signature pistols, cutlass and rapier, he and his men unleash their bloodlust as they fight for England in war after war on all continents.
As the story opens, Kane and his men are carving a bloody path through hordes of defenders of a city in northern Africa. But when Kane decides to attack a mysterious nearby castle to plunder its rumored riches, things start to get strange.
It turns out that the castle is inhabited by evil demons but Kane and his men push on deeper into the keep, hell-bent for of treasure. His men are picked off one by one and eventually Kane is left alone facing down a ten-foot beast... THE REAPER. The demon tells Kane that he’s come from Hell specifically to get him. Though Kane manages to escape the demon, he knows that he must redeem himself by renouncing
violence and living a life of peace and purity.
It isn't long before his newfound spirituality is tested when he journeys across an England ravaged by diabolical human raiders who fight under the command of a terrifying, masked Overlord. When he fails to stop the slaughter of a family that has befriended him, Kane vows to free their daughter, who has been enslaved – even if it means putting his own soul in peril by renouncing his vow of peace. His search brings him face to face with the brother he thought dead and the evil sorcerer who has manipulated him for his own ends. In the process of saving the girl and defeating the magician, Kane learns that he has been saved from the Reaper in order to fulfil a new destiny – to defend the innocent and fight evil wherever it may occur.

Cast / James Purefoy, Pete Postlethwaite, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Alice Krige, Mackenzie Crook, Patrick Hurd-Wood, Jason Flemyng, Max von Sydow    Writer / Michael J. Bassett, Robert E. Howard    DoP / Dan Laustsen    Editor / Andrew MacRitchie    Sound / Stefan Hendrix, David Evans

Release Date / 24 June 2010

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