Thriller | Western
Dir. Martin Koolhoven, Netherlands/UK/US/Rest of the world, 2016, 148 mins, some subtitles
Cast: Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce, Carice Van Houten, Kit Harington
Told in four chapters, BRIMSTONE is a suspenseful tale of guilt and retribution that unfolds at the end of the 19th century in the unforgiving American West.
Our heroine is Liz (Fanning), a young and beautiful woman who is being hunted by a vengeful Preacher (Pearce) – a diabolical extremist and her nemesis. But Liz is a genuine survivor; she’s no victim but instead a woman of fearsome strength who responds with astonishing bravery to claim the better life she and her daughter deserve.
A tale about powerful womanhood and the resistance against an unforgiving cruelty of a hell on Earth.