Trivia / Black Death

  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Both Sean Bean and Carice Van Houten would go on to reprise their roles (a battle-hardened repentant knight and mysterious witch/cult leader respectively) in Game of Thrones as Ned Stark and Melisandre.
  • Title Drop: An aversion. Though the movie is set during the Black Death, it is never named as such in any dialogue, usually referred to instead as "the pestilence." This is true to history, as the plague was not given its popular name until much later.
  • X Meets Y: This film basically is The Wicker Man if it was put into The Name of the Rose.