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Sword of Vengeance

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Sword of Vengeance

Jim Weedon (2015)

83min
15 Certificate
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Review

Our Score
This grisly adventure stars Stanley Weber as a prince out for bloody revenge in England in the years after the Battle of Hastings. It's about as straightforward a film as you are ever likely to see - Weber's Shadow Walker is out for vengeance (with a sword), and that's about as much plot development as the film chooses to include. As for the rest, it's a succession of gruesome fights, with enough eye-gouging and throat-slitting to make it seem more like one long, senseless action scene than a coherent story. Weber has leading-man looks, but his sullen medieval Superman says little and does little, other than dispatch numbers of snarling villains in elaborate ways. There is a brutal simplicity to the action that will appeal to some, but in terms of non-violent content Sword of Vengeance seems stretched even for a relatively short film.

Summary

In 11th century Britain, a mysterious stranger known only as Shadow Walker returns home after years in slavery and immediately turns a group of local men into ruthless killers - but do they have the ability to overthrow their tyrannical ruler? Action adventure, with Stanley Weber and Annabelle Wallis.

Cast & Crew

Shadow Walker Stanley Weber
Anna Annabelle Wallis
Durant Karel Roden
Treden Ed Skrein
Osgar Dave Legeno
Romain Edward Akrout
Artus Gianni Giardinelli
Kenway Nenad Pecinar
Eadric Aleksandar Radojicic
Wann Vid Krkeljic
Ware Boris Jager
Director Jim Weedon
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Vertigo Films Available on: Available on DVD Released on: 29 May 2015

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