Simon Magus

Ben Hopkins Feature film - 1999 - 92 min.

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Magical tale set in 19th Century Central Europe. Beleiving him to be possessed by the devil, Simon's fellow villagers taunt and persecute him. The community is in a state of crisis; all the through-trade has been taken away by the newly constructed railroad. Hase, a ruthless merchant, wants to build a railway station that will safeguard their future. Hase involves Simon into his bad plans and in doing so places everyone's future in de bewildered young man's hands. Major role played by Rutger Hauer.


Director(s) Ben Hopkins
Producer(s) Robert Jones
Production Company Silesia Film Ltd
Director of Photography
Nic Knowland
Production Design
Angela Davies
Alan Levy
Sound Design
Larry Sider
Production Country
United Kingdom