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  • Tags: 14th century

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Season of the Witch (2011) is a movie directed by Dominic Sena that stars Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, Robert Sheehan, and Claire Foy. The film follows two deserters of the crusades in the fourteenth century; they are tasked with transporting a witch,…

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Black Death (2010) takes place in England during the fourteenth-century plague, or the pestilence, as the film refers to it. The film follows Osmund as he goes on a most traumatic journey, transforming him from a young and naïve monk to a witch…

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Anchoress is a little-known film that explores one a significant expression of spiritual devotion—that of female anchorites—during the high middle ages. Directed by Chris Newby, the film was released in the United Kingdom in 1993 and received…

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A lowly squire wishes to “change his stars” and follow his dream of becoming a legendary knight. While trying to change his destiny, he encounters love, new friends, his past, and the true meaning of knighthood.

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Franciscan friar, William of Baskerville, and his young novice, Adso, are unexpectedly asked to solve a series of murders in a Benedictine abbey in fourteenth-century Italy.

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The Seventh Seal follows a returned Crusader knight, his squire, and a troupe of actors as they encounter violence, plague, and (literal) Death in medieval Sweden.

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Anazapta, also known as Black Plague, came out on July 26, 2002 and was later re-released in 2004 on video. Directed by Alberto Sciamma, it stars Lena Headey as Lady Matilda, an English noblewoman whose husband, Sir Walter, has been taken hostage by…

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Timelineis a 2003 screen adaptation of Michael Crichton’s 1999 sci-fi novel of the same name. Directed by Richard Donner and starring a cast of well-known actors, including Paul Walker, Gerard Butler, and Billy Connolly, the film has been received…

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The Navigator: A Mediaeval Odyssey, directed by Vincent Ward and released in 1988, is a visually stunning medieval time-travel adventure. It begins in a small mining village in Cumbria, England, in 1348. Although the village is so far untouched by…

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For his film The Reckoning (2004), Paul McGuigan adapted the 1995 novel Morality Play by Barry Unsworth. While it is a work of fiction and thus does not draw from any one historical event, the book, and therefore the movie as well, draws from the…
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