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There are very few fantasy movies that cater to power-based narratives. The fact that The Shamer’s Daughter is one of those movies—then also had characters I enjoyed, acting that impressed me, and was shot in a way that felt more grounded and realistic to me than most Hollywood productions—it easily was one of the most enjoyable fantasy movies I’ve ever watched. Most will consider this blasphemy, but I’d take The Shamer’s Daughter over The Lord of The Rings.
Kainz may well establish an internationally recognizable reputation if he remains attached to the series for the foreseeable future. His interpretation delivers an inventively realistic representation of medieval European life, creatively re-purposing historic Danish, Icelandic and Czech locations that minimize CGI requirements