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

TV Movie  -   -  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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Cast

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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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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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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

Eric: I don't like Saxons.
Eyvind: I do... once in a while.
Eric: Yeah, for sword practice.
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Version of Sigfrido (1957) See more »

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A Dragon's Feast
Composed by Andrew Raiher
Performed by Andrew Raiher
Wunderhorn Music 2004
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Beautiful film
22 April 2006 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

This film is a beautiful legend about the true love, hate, betrayal and friendship. I think not the effects are the most important thing in this movie but the message it gives to us. I will remember this film because there are very few films with such strong message. Everyone who believes in good and in morals should see this movie! The actors play is not at a high level with the exception of Max Von Sudof and Kristanna Loken but this is not so important because the background of the film - the history on the basis of which it was made is fascinating. I really enjoyed the play of Kristanna Loken. She proved that she is one of the most prospering actresses at the moment. Especially in such epic kind of movies. Enjoy the film.


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