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The Headsman (2005)

R
115 min | Drama

Director Simon Aeby's epic film chronicles the time-tested loyalty of two friends during Europe's 16th-century Inquisition. Orphans Martin (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and Georg (Peter McDonald) bond as children, but walk very different paths ...See moreDirector Simon Aeby's epic film chronicles the time-tested loyalty of two friends during Europe's 16th-century Inquisition. Orphans Martin (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and Georg (Peter McDonald) bond as children, but walk very different paths as adults. Georg follows his calling to join the church, while Martin becomes an army captain. When fate places Martin in the role of executioner, he must choose between friendship and fundamentalist doctrine. Written by Anonymous See less
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Jan 16, 2007 (United States)

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Steven Berkoff
Inquisitor Inquisitor   See fewer
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Julie Cox
Margaretha Margaretha   See fewer
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Lili Gesler
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Patrick Godfrey
Bertram Bertram   See fewer
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Bernhard Bernhard   See fewer
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Jakob Jakob   See fewer
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Archbishop Archbishop   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 940 votes