Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History
My Rating: 3/3
Awesome and really amazing movie about one of my favourite personalities in history.
Bathory is based on the legends surrounding the life and deeds of Countess Elizabeth Bathory known as the greatest murderess in the history of mankind. Contrary to popular belief, Elizabeth Bathory was a modern Renaissance woman who ultimately fell victim to mens aspirations for power and wealth.
Director: Juraj Jakubisko
Writers: John Paul Chapple (dialogue), Juraj Jakubisko (script), Ljubomir Feldek
Stars: Anna Friel (Erzsébet Báthory), Karel Roden (Juraj Thurzo) and Vincent Regan (Ferenc Nadasdy)