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Shadow of the Raven (1988)

Í skugga hrafnsins (original title)
Trausti returns to Iceland just in time to be entangled in a family feud over a stranded whale-cadaver. His mother (the family head) is mortally wounded and Grim kills Erikur; the other ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Reine Brynolfsson ...
Trausti
Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir ...
Isold
Egill Ólafsson ...
Hjoerleifur
Sune Mangs ...
Bishop
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Sigrid
Klara Íris Vigfúsdóttir ...
Sol
Helgi Skúlason ...
Grim
Johann Neumann ...
Leonardo
Helga Bachmann ...
Edda
Sigurður Sigurjónsson ...
Egill
Sveinn M. Eiðsson ...
Ketill
Flosi Ólafsson ...
Erikur
Guðmunda Elíasdóttir ...
Fostra
Rúrik Haraldsson ...
Lawman
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Storyline

Trausti returns to Iceland just in time to be entangled in a family feud over a stranded whale-cadaver. His mother (the family head) is mortally wounded and Grim kills Erikur; the other clan leader. Isold, daughter of Erikur now takes his place. Isold and Trausti are attracted to each other, but Isold was promised to Hjoerleifur - the son of the Bishop (of Iceland) and his powerful wife. However, Isold has a plan... Written by Staale A. Olsen <sao@idt.unit.no>

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23 October 1988 (Iceland)  »

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Shadow of the Raven  »

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ISK 200,000,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

Trausti: The temple of Odin.
Leonardo: Temple? A bird?
Trausti: A raven. Odin's raven. He who slays with sword shall by sword fall.
Leonardo: [Licks some blood from an old statue] Red paint.
Trausti: Blood.
Leonardo: Blood!
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Followed by Hvíti víkingurinn (1991) See more »

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Suðurnesjamenn
Written by Sigvaldi Kaldalóns
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Great Movie
14 September 2000 | by (Dayton, OH) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie about 10 years ago in Cincinnati under the title "Shadow of the Raven." It was subtitled, obviously, and it was an excellent movie. I would love to see it again. I wonder if it will ever come out on video? It is such a shame that great movies like this are so quickly "forgotten."


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