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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Heath Ledger
Shannyn Sossamon
Mark Addy
Peter Weller
Directors
Brian Helgeland
Screenwriters
Brian Helgeland
Running Time
109 minutes

The Sin Eater
Helgeland reforms his Knight's Tale team for this barmy theology story


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Plot
Alex is among the last of a heretical order of the Catholic Church committed to fighting supernatural evil. With the death of his mentor, he travels to Rome to tangle with an immortal who offers an alternate route to Heaven for those who die outside the church.


Verdict
No. It just trudges from one half-baked scene to the next.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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