After another raid in an empty village, the chief of the Vikings Timandahaf misunderstands the explanation of his druid Cryptograf that "fear gives wings to the dwellers" and believes that fear actually makes the villagers fly. They decide to chase the champion of fear in Gaul to learn how to fly and make them invincible warriors. Meanwhile, the nephew of Vitalstatistix, Justforkix, is sent from Parisium to the Gaulish village to become a man and Asterix and Obelix are assigned to train the youngster. The stupid son of Cryptograf, Olaf, listens to a conversation of the coward Justforkix with Asterix and Obelix and kidnaps him. While returning to the Viking village, Justforkix meets Abba, the daughter of Timandahaf, and they fall in love for each other. But the Machiavellian and ambitious Cryptograf plan to marry his son Olaf with Abba and become powerful. In the end, Asterix realizes that it is not fear that gives wings, it is love. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
The movie is base on the book "Asterix and the Normans" however it extends the plot and uses elements from some other books, notably "Asterix and the Great Crossing" - such us the viking party scene and the joke about Obelix supply, while the scene when Asterix and Obelix dress up as vikings "Asteraf and Obelaf" with Obelix who can't stop laughing about it, resembles the scene from Asterix and the Goths when the duo dress up as Romans "Asterus" and "Obelus". See more
When Asterix is going on Vikings pursuit, in one sequence he already has the magic potion that he will receive few moments later. See more
[Vikea has just given Timandahaf a "shopping" list of all the things she wants him to bring back from his raid. Abba walks in carrying a chest
Okay. Is it time to go, I'm all ready!
Abba, I've told you a hundred times, this is not a pleasure cruise, it's a business trip!
Daddy, please... pretty please? Let me come with you just this once and then I'll never bother you again, I promise.
Well... eh... Absolutly not! No women and no children on board!
[Abba keeps trying to get a word in
The rolling credits are accompanied by rock cryptograms on which the Vikings and the Gauls are depicted. See more
Follows Asterix and Cleopatra
Eye of the Tiger
Performed by Amel Bent
Written by Jim Peterik
and Frankie Sullivan
1982 WB Music Corp -Easy Action Music/Rude Music - Ensign Music Corp c/o BMG Music publishing France
With the authorisation of Warner Chappell Music France and BMG Music Vision
Artistic producer: Alexandre Azaria
for 'Sureshot Brothers'
Programmed by Romuald
Guitars by Yarol Poupaud
and Peter Nilstam
Piano: David 'Dee One' Le Bouhellec
Recoreded at Studio Plus XXX
Mixed by Nicolas Duport
at Studio Plus XXX
2005 Sony BMG Music Entertainment France
2006 Sony BMG Music Entertainment France/M6 Interactions See more