Shadow of the Sword (2005)
Saturday 11th February 2012
Fearsome swordplay abounds in this 16th Century epic as the loyalty of two life-long friends is tested during the notorious Inquisition. Shadow of the Sword, starring Game of Thrones' Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Headhunters, Kingdom of Heaven) and Steven Berkoff (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, TV'sThe Borgias), is out on DVD and Blu-Ray from the 2nd April 2012 from Entertainment One.
Martin (Coster-Waldau) and friend Georg (Peter McDonald, The Damned United, Wreckers) grew up as orphans in a monastery. Their life long bond is tested when they follow different paths in life. After 15 years apart neither could have predicted the devastating circumstances which cause their lives to collide once more. When soldier Martin unwittingly becomes forced into the role of executioner and local cleric Georg sentenced to death, Martin has to make a choice: will he be executioner orsaviourof his old fried?
Featuring a fantastic performance by Berkoff as TheInquisitorand full of bloody swordplay Shadow of the Sword is an epic tale of tested friendship and religious persecution told on a grand scale.
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