Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy
A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.
The main character's name, Antonius Block, is only ever spoken twice in the entire movie.
Love is the blackest of all plagues... if one could die of it, there would be some pleasure in love, but you don't die of it.
The knight returning from the Crusades faces the Black Plague. The Black plague actually started in the beginning to mid 1200th century (In most non English speaking countries called 1300th century), reaching Europe in 1347, the most documented places that year and 1348 are Konstantinopel, Sicily, Genua and Avignon.
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