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Brotherhood of the Wolf

is a strange animal indeed, a hybrid of 18th-century French costume drama, horror, and martial arts action. Based on a true incident of a mysterious beast terrorizing the village of Gevaudan in the 1760s, the film speculates wildly about political and clerical misdeeds in Louis XV France; director Christophe Gans proves himself to be an Oliver Stone for the powdered-wig set. But the real attraction of the movie for many p

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