TITLE: Black Death
YEAR RELEASED: 2010
DIRECTOR: Christopher Smith
CAST: Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, John Lynch, Tim McInnery, Kimberley Nixon, Andy Nyman, Carice van Houten
PLOT: In 1378, a young monk joins a group of knights to discover the truth about a village in plague-ridden Medieval England, which appears to be immune to the sickness. Could dark forces be involved?
MORAL OF THE STORY: Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze.
FUN FACT: The term “Black Death” is recent. During the plague, it was called “the Great Mortality” or “the Pestilence”.
140-WORD MINI REVIEW: This dark bubonic tale brutally reveals the tensions and hysteria caused by mass death of communities in a short space of time.