From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released on February 6, 1974 (USA)
  • Color
  • Runtime: 102 min (PAL) / 106 min (NTSC)
  • Production Co: John Boorman Productions
  • Distribution Co: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation (1974) (USA) (theatrical) | Fox-Rank (1974) (UK) (theatrical)
  • Directed by John Boorman
  • Written by John Boorman
  • Starring: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman
  • Original Music by David Munrow
  • Cinematography by Geoffrey Unsworth
  • Film Editing by John Merritt

Plot Summary

  • In the distant future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.

Also Known As

  • Zardoz - Der Bote des Todes (Germany)


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