The Reckoning

The Reckoning

Matthew Around the World

Here are some movies/festivals and television showings of movies in which Matthew Macfadyen has an appearance.

Philippines: New Zealand Film Festival to show In My Father's Den at the UPFI Cine Adarna will be on Thursday 15th February 2007, at 5 p.m. Free admission

United States: Maybe Baby is airing Feb13, 2007 and The Reckoning on Feb 15, 2007 on the Women's Entertainment channel.  For some, The Reckoning may be on AMC instead of WE.

UK: See column on right


Thanks to SecretWifeofTomQuinn and Dianaleigh of IMDb


The Reckoning (2003)

Synopsis from IMDB:

In 14th-century England, a young monk breaks his vow of chastity and flees the King's Justicewrath of his bishop and fellow monks. A fugitive priest, he then witnesses the murder of a traveling performer--and subsequently, the mourning of actor by his fellow troupe members. He eventually becomes initiated into the troupe as a player, replacing the murdered man. They travel from town to town performing their standard morality play. They arrive in a town where a boy has been killed and a young deaf-mute girl has been imprisoned for the crime--sentenced to death for witchcraft and murder. Discarding the expected bible stories, the actors stage a performance based on the crime. Through the performance of the play, they discover that the townspeople know the young woman did not, in fact, commit the murder. The stage becomes a place where vital human truth is told. Thus, simultaneously, the fugitive priest comes to terms with his own crime and makes a powerful sacrifice, thereby redeeming himself.

Matthew Macfadyen Role:

King's Justice


Released in 2003

Available on DVD





view the trailer here

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The Reckoning (DVD)
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