Houston in the desert did not fit in at all. You see, as the film begins, Carver's pursuit of Gideon takes them through various isolated episodes: encounters with various characters. Pierce is visibly straining during the rigorous physical challenges. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and arid deserts, far from the comforts and codes of civilisation, into the bloodiest recesses of their own souls. In the 1860s, five men have been tracking a sixth across Nevada for more than two weeks. High up in the snowy mountains a man called Gideon Pierce Brosnan - Dante's Peak gets shot in the arm, the shooter is a man called Carver Liam Neeson - Batman Begins who along with his men are hunting Gideon down.
Gideon Pierce Brosnan is stowing away in the American Rockies, mulling over a fire. We want to sympathize with the revenge-seeker; but we're told almost nothing about why he wants revenge. The acting is excellent and the imagery is positively mesmerizing. Gideon's flight and Carver's hunt require horses, water, and bullets. Well that will be revealed as Gideon goes on the run through snowy mountains, icy rivers and sun baked deserts the whole time Carver and his men are relentlessly in pursuit forcing Gideon to try and out wit his pursuers and if he can't outwit them kill them one by one.
. It really deserves more praise than it gets and should have won an Oscar. The movie has a great cast and setting. Colonel Morsman Carver Liam Neeson , a Confederate officer, has enlisted a few mountain men to trap Gideon with the goal that Carver can retaliate for a shocking incorrectly that he once dedicated. This isn't your typical film in that it doesn't really have a story. That one had me laughing very loudly in the theatre. The hunted is Gideon, resourceful, skilled with a knife.
Though the story's details are unspooled with precision, the refusal of the film to pass judgment on its protagonists makes the final reel increasingly silly and metaphorically sanctimonious. Co-starring are Anjelica Huston, Michael Wincott, Ed Lauter, Robert Baker and John Robinson. They shoot and wound him, but he gets away. The hunted is Gideon, resourceful, skilled with a knife. A note while viewing: pay attention to the theme of loss, and how various possessions of the characters are lost. This film demands an actor who convinces with a moody gruff apathy.
The action is simply thrilling. The recreation of the period is convincing, capturing the rawness and strangeness of the era and place. The acting is excellent and the imagery is positively mesmerizing. He is tired and worn. A shot penetrates the hush and hits Gideon, who is then writhed in torment and rapidly flees, trailed by his followers.
I appreciated the refreshing lack of irony and stubborn reliance on classical though stylish action. Pierce has always been a skilled actor at suggesting superficial feats of incredulous stunts in slick Hollywood fare. Though the story's details are unspooled with precision, the refusal of the Though filled with appealingly random peripheral glimpses into post-Civil War settings and booming entrepreneurial opportunities, watching this tersely written and sparingly verbose film is a laborious process. As the film goes on, these encounters become more and more obscurely surreal; the final such encounter seems almost supernatural or fantastic. Ultimately this film is definitely worth watching, but may not have enduring appeal to lovers of the traditional Western genre. Subscribe to Exclusive Media for all the latest trailers and movie clips The civil war has ended but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission: to kill Gideon no matter what it takes.
The most unsatisfying part of the film was the last few minutes. What happened at Seraphim Falls? However, in order to induce emotional attachment the audience must buy into Pierce Brosnan as the ultimate survivor in a frontier environment. The first half of the movie gets you caught up in the chase, and then the second half takes a strange turn. The writer and director have peeled away the internal reality of the story, and are speaking to us through the form itself. What ensues is an action-packed cat-and-mouse game, as Gideon struggles to evade Morsman's wrath.
You are watching the movie Seraphim Falls The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission — to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. The first half of the movie gets you caught up in the chase, and then the second half takes a strange turn. The backstory is deeply emotional and will unravel as the movie progresses. Not something that your average Western viewer is likely to accept or appreciate. Gideon is forced to leave the place where he is stationed, as he realizes he is being chased by a man named Morsman Carver Liam Neeson.
In the 1860s, five men have been tracking a sixth across Nevada for more than two weeks. What is the reason for the hunt; what connects Gideon and Carver? But the quarry is far from a sympathetic character as well, and we're torn emotionally on what we want to see happen. The film is an epic chase and primal battle set in the breathtaking landscape of the West. The movie has a great cast and setting. And noone with no clothes, no horse and no gun would throw his one means of protection and food on the desert floor when Bronson threw his knife down and walked away. Things get really surreal by the end, which was probably one of my favorite things about the movie.
Morsman seeks revenge on Gideon, as he has robbed him of something most precious to his heart. The action is simply thrilling. I found some of it forced. I caught this movie by accident on late-night television, assuming it would be a mediocre dud appropriate for falling asleep to. Seraphim Falls is a country western film starring two of the most celebrated actors in cinema today - Liam Neeson and Pierce Brosnan. There's probably a lot of better films to see right now. The course takes them past lone settlers, a wagon train, a rail crew, settlements, and an Indian philosopher.