Sinbad and The Minotaur

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Sinbad and the Minotaur
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Film poster
Directed by Karl Zwicky
Produced by Grant Bradley
Dana Dubovsky
Mark L. Lester
Written by Jim Noble
Starring Manu Bennett
Holly Brisley
Steven Grives
Music by Garry McDonald
Laurie Stone
Cinematography Nino Gaetano Martinetti
Edited by Brad Lindenmayer
Release date
21 May 2011
Running time
88 minutes
Country Australia
Language English

Sinbad and the Minotaur is a 2011 Australian fantasy B movie directed by Karl Zwicky serving as an unofficial sequel to the 1947 Douglas Fairbanks Jr. film and Harryhausen's Sinbad trilogy.[1] It combines Arabian Nights hero Sinbad the Sailor with the Greek legend of the Minotaur.[2]

Plot[edit]

Sinbad, his first mate Karim and slave girl Tara embark on a voyage to Crete in search of King Minos's treasure believed to be hidden within the fabled Labyrinth.[3] They are pursued by the evil Sorcerer Al Jibbar who bears a striking resemblance to Sokurah, the antagonist of the Seventh Voyage of Sinbad.[4] Al Jibbar's cannibal henchman is seemingly immortal, capable of surviving grievous wounds and highly skilled in the ways of the Indian Jettis, strongmen capable of torturing and killing prisoners with their bare hands.[5]

Cast[edit]

  • Manu Bennett as Sinbad
  • Steven Grives as Al Jibbar
  • Pacharo Mzembe as Karim
  • Holly Brisley as Tara, Sinbad's love interest.
  • Jared Robinsen as Seif
  • Terry Antionak as Nestor
  • Lily Brown as Ariana
  • Derek Boyer as Akroom
  • Hugh Parker as Boz
  • Brad Mcmurry as Timos
  • Lauren Horner as Luna
  • Nick Pendragon as the Feast Master
  • Dimitri Baveas as Pericles
  • David Vallon as Minos
  • Vivienne Albitia as Serving Wench
  • Sam Elia as Hajibi
  • Anthony Thomas as Al Jibbar's sentry

Reception[edit]

The film was met with negative reviews, currently holding a 15% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes[6] and a 3.3 / 10 score on IMDb.

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