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Nijas Ørnbak-Fjeldmose ...
Lasse Baunkilde ...
Aske
Lars Lohmann ...
Kongen
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Biskop Eskil
Bjørn Floberg ...
One-eyed Man
Rasmus Haxen ...
Morten Trefinger
Kristian Halken ...
Gert Fredlos
Maj Bockhahn Bjerregaard ...
Signe
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Brother Sune
Hardy Rafn ...
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Torbjørn Hummel ...
Grev Albert (as Torbjørn H. Hummel)
Asger Reher ...
Stormand Mikkelsen
Folmer Rubæk ...
Stormand
Steen Stig Lommer ...
Stormand
Lasse Lunderskov ...
Kusk
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In 1218 Danish king Valdemar sends his homonymous young son and heir in safety, as war is at the borders, to Erskil, the bishop of Ravensburg, who is instructed to see to the prince's education. Alas the bishop is the brain of a conspiracy to seize the crown for himself, as most of the nobles are dissatisfied with the endless wars that bring them no profit. The prince and kitchen-boy Aske accidentally fall out of the castle and overhear the conspirators, but are seen and pursued by the men of the One-eyed Man, a feared mercenary who is in the conspiracy to take mortal revenge on the king for leaving him behind on a battlefield where he lost an eye which was eaten by an eagle, which he tamed and now shares his sight with. Written by KGF Vissers

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DEM 104,898 (Germany) (27 February 1998)
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Standard kids' adventure but well made.
17 October 2000 | by (Bradford, England) – See all my reviews

Even watching this dubbed in German, which meant I didn't get every word, I still enjoyed this. The two young leads turn in excellent performances and the music is always excellent. It's a very standard 'prince in danger helped by kitchen boy' story, but it's very well made of its kind.


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