Forbidden Empire (Original title is Вий; Viy) is a 2014 cooperate Russian/ Ukrainian/ Czech fantasy thriller, very loosely based on the novel of the Nikolai Gogol Viy. This is the seventh ecranisation of the Gogol's novel. The first (1909), second (1912) and third (1916) are belives to be lost, the fourth is the well known Viy or Spirit of Evil (which is very close to original text), the fifth is A Holy Place (Sveto mesto) (1990), and the sixth is The Power of Fear (Vedma) (2006) (althought the 1990, 2006 and 2014 movies are very loosely based on the original novel). The second part of this movie is the Journey to China: The Mystery of Iron Mask.
PS. Viy is the evil God of east slavian pre christian mythology.
The following weapons were used in the film Forbidden Empire:
Augsburg Multibarrel Turnover Flintlock Pistol
Jonathan Green (Jason Flemyng) owns a three barrel Flintlock Pepperbox (with a three frizzen for each barrel). The gun is the Kolser S.A. made replica of a three-barrel turnover pistol made in Augsburg allegedly in 1775. At one point, this gun was taken from him by Gorobets (Anatoliy Gushchin).
Two Wheellock Pistols (different types) can be seen hanged on the wall of Sotnik's home.
Percussion Cap Pistol
Panas (Aleksandr Karpov) and Gritsko (Oleg Taktarov) owns a Matchlock Muskets. Yavtukh (Valeriy Zolotukhin) briefly holds one. Another Matchlock Musket can be seen hanged on the wall of Sotnik's home.
Infantry Musket M1845 (mocked up as flintlock)
Ostap (Ruslan Ustinov) carry an anachronistic Infantry Musket M1845 (with a fake flint lock) durng the final credit.
Cannon can be seen in the Ostap's workshop.