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Black Angel

Sir Maddox, a medieval knight, returns from the Crusades to find his home rife with sickness and his family gone. As he journeys through a mystical realm, he encounters a mysterious and beautiful maiden, who appears to him as he is drowning. Sir Maddox learns that the maiden is being held prisoner by a mysterious figure, and in order to free her must confront her captor: the Black Angel.

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Steven Spielberg described Black Angel as 'one of the most enigmatic films I have ever seen.' It was filmed in Scotland, around Eilean Donan Castle and the Kyle of Lochalsh. The film was funded by an Eady fund grant from the British government.




Copyright © 1980 Roger Christian

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