#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Fleeing for their lives, a small party abandon their Civil War confederates and escape through an overgrown field. Thinking only of what lay behind, they are ambushed by two dangerous men and made to search the field. Psychedelia, madness and chaotic forces slowly overtake the group as they question what treasure lies within the malignant field.
Plot: During the Civil War in 17th-Century England, a small group of deserters flee from a raging battle through an overgrown field. They are captured by an alchemist, who forces the group to aid him in his search to find a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in the field. Crossing a vast mushroom circle, which provides their first meal, the group quickly descend into a chaos of arguments, fighting and paranoia, and, as it becomes clear that the treasure might be something other than gold, they slowly become victim to the terrifying energies trapped inside the field.
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A Field of Nightmares
This movie is about ninety minutes of purgatory, I think.
Four men from the time period of Oliver Cromwell, I think, during a battle, I think, escape the perceived carnage by falling through a rural hedge. They form a four-man band and in a weary, bedraggled condition, trudge a field with ale on their mind. What follows then is plain and simple, puzzlement.
After spending an hour figuring out what I had just viewed I’ve plumped for, what you reap in life is what you sow in the afterlife.
I also watched the director’s vague explanation of what the film is about and I am none the wiser. I think my assessment will at least give a future viewer something to mull over.
It’s Really An Allegory Of The English Civil War Itself
A FIELD IN ENGLAND is an incredibly brilliant and haunting film. While it may look like a psychedelic horror movie, like WITCH FINDER GENERAL, in reality it is a very straightforward film based very directly on the English Civil War itself.
O’Neill, the Irish alchemist who tries to enslave Whitehead and his friends, is clearly based on the English monarch Charles I. Like Charles, O’Neill is an arrogant man who claims not only total earthly power, but the right to pass judgment on men and to interfere with the cosmos itself. Just as Charles I saw himself as chosen by God (not the people) to rule as an absolute monarch, so O’Neill sees himself as a god on earth.
Whitehead, the timid religious scholar who attempts to bring O’Neill to justice, represents the Puritan conscience of England. His evolution in the film from a meek, submissive cowardly man to a military hero parallels the way the Puritans themselves evolved from a hunted, despised minority to a powerful army of spiritual and political authority, able to recreate England in their own image.
What the movie does is not just to imitate history but to reflect on its deeper meaning. Notice how the earthy, ignorant common soldiers switch their allegiance in the course of the nightmarish conflict in the field. At first they feel great contempt for Whitehead, the Puritan. They ridicule his “soft hands” and laugh when he is degraded and tortured and forced to run on a leash like a dog. In the same way, the English of Shakespeare’s time (like Shakespeare himself) tended to regard the Puritans as a joke. But over time, as O’Neill proves more and more arrogant and unstable, the soldiers (like the English common people) begin to respond to Whitehead’s efforts to awaken their sense of justice and their own moral dignity. By the end of the film, even the lowliest and most ignorant of the soldiers is willing to sacrifice his own life in Whitehead’s cause, and Whitehead himself has changed from a pitiful outsider to the leader of the tiny band of “rebels.” The fall of O’Neil parallels the fall of Charles I, just as the rise of Whitehead mirrors the success of the Puritan revolution.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 30 min (90 min)
Rated Not Rated
Genre Drama, History, Horror, Mystery
Director Ben Wheatley
Writer Amy Jump
Actors Julian Barratt, Peter Ferdinando, Richard Glover, Ryan Pope
Awards 1 win & 8 nominations.
Production Company Film4, Rook Films
Sound Mix Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Canon EOS C300, Holga Lenses (some shots), Red Epic, Zeiss Super Speed and Standard Speed Lenses
Film Length N/A
Negative Format Redcode RAW, Video (HD)
Cinematographic Process Canon H.264 (1080p/24) (source format) (some shots), Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format), Redcode RAW (5K) (source format)
Printed Film Format D-Cinema