Paul Verhoeven’s irresistibly entertaining medieval epic starring Rutger Hauer and Jennifer Jason Leigh
Eureka Entertainment to release FLESH + BLOOD, Paul Verhoeven’s irresistibly entertaining medieval epic, starring Rutger Hauer and Jennifer Jason Leigh, UNCUT and on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK on 6 August 2018, in a Dual Format Edition featuring a Limited Edition O-Card slipcase and collector’s booklet (first pressing only).
A deliriously violent medieval epic from genre master Paul Verhoeven (Robocop, Total Recall), Flesh + Blood sees a savage and amoral band of mercenaries take revenge on the noblemen who betrayed them.
In Western Europe, 1501, a small army of mercenaries led by the charismatic and mercurial Martin (Rutger Hauer; Blade Runner, The Hitcher) reclaim a heavily fortified castle for its owner Arnolfini, who then betrays the band and ejects them from the city by force. Swearing revenge, Martin leads a violent assault on the nobleman and ends up accidentally kidnapping the beautiful Agnes (Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight), the fiancée of Arnolfini’s son Steven, who in turn pledges to wipe out the mercenary group once and for all.
With its vision of a brutal and morally bereft Medieval Europe, the film shocked audiences who had become used to the highly romanticised depictions of the era commonly seen on the big screen. Originally censored in the UK due to its extreme amounts of sex and violence, Eureka Classics is proud to present Flesh + Blood fully uncut, and on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK in a special Dual Format edition.