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The White Viking (1991)
"Hvíti víkingurinn" (original title)

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Norway in the 10th century. Askur, son of the powerful Thorgeir marries Embla, daughter of one of the few remaining landowners in Norway, in a pagan ceremony. King Olav, a ruthless ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Gotti Sigurdarson ...
Askur (as Gottskálk D. Sigurdarson)
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sveinn M. Eiðsson ...
Volondur
Þorsteinn Hannesson ...
Godbrandur
Bríet Héðinsdóttir ...
Hallbera
Gunnar Jónsson ...
Gunna
Tommy Karlsen ...
Mar
Hedda Kloster ...
Alfdis
Torgils Moe ...
Thordur
Tomas Norström ...
Helgi Skúlason ...
Thorgeir
Jón Tryggvason ...
Ketill
Egill Ólafsson ...
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Storyline

Norway in the 10th century. Askur, son of the powerful Thorgeir marries Embla, daughter of one of the few remaining landowners in Norway, in a pagan ceremony. King Olav, a ruthless Christian, wants to remove all traces of non-Christian beliefs and captures the two of them during the ceremony. In order to free Embla, Askur must go to Iceland and convert the people there to Christianity. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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9 November 1991 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

Den hvite viking  »

Box Office

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ISK 250,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

SEK 1,397,386 (Sweden)
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Trivia

This movie has been re-cut by the director and re-released as "Embla" since he felt that he always wanted the movie to be more centered around the female lead. See more »

Quotes

Askur: By the legacy of almighty Thor, we shall see the enemy in Valhalla!
Thorgeir: It is true. But are our men ready for war?
Dane Stewarsson: Hurn! Ecks sittee!
Askur: War! To War!
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Follows Shadow of the Raven (1988) See more »

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The Third Part In The Vikings Trilogy Is an Absolute Masterpiece
12 October 2011 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

I have been searching for this movie for several years. After two first parts, The Raven Flies and The Shadow Of The Raven, my anticipation was immense. I was eager to watch the final part, and I was rewarded. Hrafn Gunnlaugsson is a real underrated Genius of Icelandic movie industry and he managed to make three breathtaking films that leave you spellbound and in awe. This third part tells of the year 999, when the Norwegian king Harald was busy baptizing Iceland and Norway. The movie is a shockingly realistic portrait of the times, with mud and rains, dirt and blood, unbelievable superstitions and awkward views. The story revolved around a your couple, and also tells about the violent and clumsy attempts of spreading the Gospel in those lands. The breathtaking Norwegian and Icelandic landscapes add to the sheer magnificence of the film and also the excellent play of all actors make this film a real must see


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