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Ring of the Nibelungs (2004)

The legend of Siegfried and Brunhild, loosely based on characters from the Norse sagas and the pre-Christian Germanic heroic motifs outlined in the Nibelungensaga.

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Eric / Siegfried
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Brunhild (as Kristanna Løken)
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Eyvind
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Mavie Hörbiger ...
Lena
Aletta Bezuidenhout ...
Hallbera
Sean Higgs ...
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King Thorkwin
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King Thorkilt
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Queen Siegland
Leonard Moss ...
Ryan Slabbert ...
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Storyline

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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Curse of the Ring  »

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$23,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Acting debut of Robert Pattison. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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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Spring Dance
Composed by Ian Honeyman
Performed by Ian Honeyman
Wunderhorn Music 2004
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Breath taking is the Word
26 November 2004 | by (Nigeria) – See all my reviews

This is a movie or would I aptly say a tale about EL I EF E(I mean LIFE). It has got it all- relationships, family, betrayal, trust, greed, faith, bravery and of course LOVE. It takes us on a journey of one man's life(a Good man I might add) from his birth to death and the events that shaped his situation all the way.

I do recognise that it may not appeal to some movie lovers, however I think

if it is given a chance at least for the first 20mins, u gonna get glued to the edge of your seats. Funny enough I saw it as a consolation for missing an action movie at the cinema, and I am Grateful to have watched it. U really cannot guess what the next scene would be all about unlike so many movies that are churned out- I was proved wrong on about all my predictions of what I thought the next scene would be based on mi experience.

It is a Fine Movie- it brings out so many Lessons which I think are useful as one moves on in life......


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