In a plague-ridden medieval England, Osmund (Eddie Redmayne), a young monk, is charged in leading the fearsome knight Ulrich (Sean Bean), and his group of mercenaries to a remote village where the inhabitants are unaffected by the deadly pestilence. Their quest is to hunt down a necromancer - someone able to bring the dead back to life. Their journey is long and brutal; encountering deadly bandits, vicious witch-burnings and their own impeding sense of doom. Though its upon entering the village that their true horror begins
Black Death komt in Engeland op 28 mei uit; over een Nederlandse release is nog niets bekend.