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Curse of the Ring (2004)
"Ring of the Nibelungs" (original title)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Drama, Action, Adventure  |  23 December 2005 (UK)
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The young blacksmith Siegfried, who, not knowing that he is heir to a conquered kingdom, becomes popular with the Burgunds by slaying their bane, the dragon Fafnir. When the reward seems to... See full summary »

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Eric / Siegfried
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Brunhild (as Kristanna Løken)
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Eyvind
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Lena
Aletta Bezuidenhout ...
Hallbera
Sean Higgs ...
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King Thorkwin
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King Thorkilt
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Queen Siegland
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The young blacksmith Siegfried, who, not knowing that he is heir to a conquered kingdom, becomes popular with the Burgunds by slaying their bane, the dragon Fafnir. When the reward seems to be a huge treasure, Siegfried ignores the curse that lies on the hoard - which now seems to endanger his love to beautiful Norse warrior queen Brunhild. Written by Tandem Communications

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The Nordic legend that inspired J.R.R. Tolkien to write the Lord of the Ring trilogy.


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Rated PG-13 for some intense action violence and brief sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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23 December 2005 (UK)  »

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$23,000,000 (estimated)
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Robert Pattinson plays the younger brother to the king See more »

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When Siegfried is fighting the two Saxon kings he is disarmed of his sword and shield, after being knocked to the ground he retrieves his sword, gets up, and a short piece of action ensues. The shot then changes and he suddenly has his shield for the closing seconds of the fight sequence. See more »

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Brunnhild: Perhaps I should pray that I too will remember our love so little, because I will never know joy again until I forget, or you remember.
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Version of Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924) See more »

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Riding on the Rocks
Composed & Written by Nick Laird-Clowes, Ilan Eshkeri & Andrew Raiher
Performed by Katie Knight-Adams
(c) Tandem Communications / VIP Medienfonds 2 & 3 2004
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Good TV Production
1 December 2004 | by (Vienna, Austria) – See all my reviews

I've watched both parts and they entertained me very well. The second part was better, because the role of Kristanna Loken ("T3") was bigger and the fightscenes looked much better! This is a very good TV movie and Benno Fürmann ("The Order"), Max von Sydow ("Minority Report") and Alicia Witt ("Vanilla Sky") did a great job. Julian Sands ("Warlock") was very cool as the bad guy ;)

The story was different to the original German saga, but it was enjoyable. The effects were also very exciting for this budget! (23 Mio.)

First part: 6/10 Second part: 8/10


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