The Headsman (Shadow of the Sword) (Henker)
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The Headsman (Shadow of the Sword) (Henker)
Also (and more pointedly) entitled The Headsman, Simon Aeby's scope period drama Shadow of the Sword uses its narrative to explore conflicts and tensions during the notorious 16th century Inquisition. Nikolaj Coster Waldau and Peter McDonald play Martin and Georg, two men who meet and bond as youths in a European monastery, then part ways and diverge paths; Georg becomes a cleric at a nearby abbey, Martin a soldier in the Army. The adult men reconnect following a fifteen year absence, and not long after, Martin (in the face of overwhelming dissuasion from Georg) falls head over heels in… More
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"The headsman of the title sure knows how to put on a good hack-job. No wonder, because he stars in one."
‑ Boyd van Hoeij, european-films.net
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