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Seraphim Falls (2007)

Seraphim Falls

Overview


Genre

Action, Drama

Release Date

January 26, 2007 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

R

Studio

Samuel Goldwyn Films

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

David Von Ancken

Producer

Bruce Davey, David Flynn

Screenwriter

David Von Ancken, Abby Everett Jaques

Starring

Story


Pierce Brosnan and Liam Neeson star in "Seraphim Falls" - An epic action thriller set against the backdrop of the American Civil War.

Directed by David Von Ancken ("The Shield," "CSI") "Seraphim Falls" is a visceral study of revenge and a bloody account of the aftermath of war. Combining the raw brutality of "First Blood" with the mesmerizing savage beauty of "Cold Mountain," this is a film that will leave audiences gasping, and on the edge of their seats.

It's been five years since the end of the American Civil War. Somewhere deep within the snowy mountains of the American West a lone figure - Gideon (Brosnan) sits in front of a fire, lost in thought. Abruptly, he is pulled out of his reverie by the echo of a Henry rifle and a bullet puffing into the snow inches from his head.

With no time to react another shot rings out. It connects with Gideon's shoulder and whips him to the ground. Instantly Gideon calculates his one chance of survival. To leave everything he owns and run for the cover of the nearby fir trees his blood leaving a crimson trail in the snow...

So begins the thrilling first act of "Seraphim Falls," and the final stage of Colonel Morsman Carver's (Neeson) terrible revenge - to hunt down and kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. There will be many men dead before these two meet face to face, and only then will Carver fully comprehend the full cost of his undertaking.

Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit will take them both far from the comforts and codes of civilization and into the unforgiving wilderness. The emotional conclusion to this odyssey comes after a bloody climax in which both men are forced to confront their past and travel deep within the recesses of their souls.

"Seraphim Falls" - a taut action film, an epic chase and primal battle set in the mythic landscape of the West.

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Pierce Brosnan as Gideon in Samuel Goldwyn Films' Seraphim Falls (2007)
Pierce Brosnan as Gideon in Samuel Goldwyn Films' Seraphim Falls (2007)

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..an entertaining Western with some earnest ideas about forgiveness, redemption and the loss of innocents..”
by Jack Mathews [New York Daily News]
“..frequently ponderous..”
by Tim Knight [Reel]
“..a violently exciting Western..”
by Michael Wilmington [Chicago Tribune]