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When the Raven Flies (1984)
"Hrafninn flýgur" (original title)

 -  Action | Drama  -  25 April 1985 (USA)
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Ireland: Vikings pillage the land, seeking silver and slaves, slaying men and women in the process. A young boy is spared when a Viking takes pity on him instead of killing him. Iceland 20 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edda Björgvinsdóttir ...
Gest's Sister
Egill Ólafsson ...
Thor's Brother
Flosi Ólafsson ...
Erik
Gotti Sigurdarson ...
(as Gottskálk D. Sigurdarson)
Helgi Skúlason ...
Thor
Jakob Þór Einarsson ...
Gest
Sveinn M. Eiðsson ...
Guard
Abba M. Jóhannsdóttir
Anna S. Karlsdóttir ...
(as Anna Karlsdóttir)
Anna Reynisdóttir
Arnaldur Friðgeirsson
Ármann Ingason
Birgir Guðjónsson
Birgir Mikaelsson
Bjarni Guðmarsson
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Ireland: Vikings pillage the land, seeking silver and slaves, slaying men and women in the process. A young boy is spared when a Viking takes pity on him instead of killing him. Iceland 20 years later: The boy returns to take his revenge on the killers, the Norwegian foster brothers; Thord and Eirik, by cunning and hidden weapons. Written by Stle A. Olsen <sao@idt.unit.no>

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SEK 1,477,673 (Sweden)
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All the actors did their own stunts and fighting. See more »

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Gest: Heavy knife.
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Followed by The White Viking (1991) See more »

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A epic story that remains in ones memory...
2 April 2003 | by (Stockholm) – See all my reviews

I remember seing this movie as a teenager when it was new. I still remember how the touching story burned inside of me, and the soft music that soothened the flames, created a epic memory. Since that first time, I have watched this movie at least ten times and it is STILL as great as the fist time. I really feels lika a "true story". Not like the rough (and often stupid) picture of vikings that Hollywood creates. I highly recommend anyone (above 11) to see this movie!


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