The Headsman

The Headsman

  • R
  • 2005
  • 1 hr 55 min
  • 6.1  (976)

This brilliant film uses the background of the Inquisition during 16-Century Europe to portray the inner conflict experienced by two past childhood friends. After meeting and bonding in a European monastery, the boys separate to enter very different paths. As adults, one is led into the army where he serves as a captain. Later, he follows in his father's footsteps to become an executioner. The other feels compelled to enter a spiritual path and takes a job as a cleric in an abbey. What happens when they meet again 15 years later will change both of their lives forever.

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Shadow Of The Sword (Aka: The Headsman)
Shadow Of The Sword (Aka: The Headsman)

Trailer - 1 min 52 sec

Description
This brilliant film uses the background of the Inquisition during 16-Century Europe to portray the inner conflict experienced by two past childhood friends. After meeting and bonding in a European monastery, the boys separate to enter very different paths. As adults, one is led into the army where he serves as a captain. Later, he follows in his father's footsteps to become an executioner. The other feels compelled to enter a spiritual path and takes a job as a cleric in an abbey. What happens when they meet again 15 years later will change both of their lives forever.
  • Release Date
    2005
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 55 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (976)