The Napoleonic Wars become more horrifying in “The Necromancer”

The Napoleonic Wars become more horrifying in "The Necromancer"

A brief history lesson. The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon Bonaparte, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and led by the United Kingdom. It produced a brief period of French domination over most of Europe. The wars stemmed from the unresolved disputes associated with the French Revolution and its resultant conflict. Yes, I too this paragraph from Wikipedia.

Now, we go straight to the fiction. In horror movie The Necromancer (2018), when a group of soldiers decide to flee from the Napoleonic Wars, their journey home takes them through the Black Forest, leading them to a an ancient evil and a fight for their lives.

The Necromancer (2018) was written, produced and directed by Stuart Brennan, who has also been a Best Actor BAFTA award winning for his role in Risen (2010). He is also an accomplished filmmaker writer and director of other horror titles like Plan Z (2016) and Wolf (2019).

Director Stuart Brennan also stars as one of the main roles in The Necromancer (2018), that is also starred by Marcus Macleod, Mark Paul Wake, David Izatt, Austin Caley, Charlie Morgan, Elanor Miller, and Victoria Morrison.

The Necromancer (2018) was part of the line-up of some film festivals in 2018, including Bristol Independent Film Festival, where it won the Bristol Independent Film Festival Trophy, and Horrorhound Film Festival (H2F2) where it was nominated on several categories including Best Director and Best Feature. The movie is already available on demand and DVD in several territories. Here you can watch its official trailer.


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