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A Viking Saga: Son of Thor (2008)

Drama set in the viking age, Helgi witnesses the destruction of his village and narrowly escapes to his uncle Rurik who raises him like his son. Many years later he meets the people responsible for his parents death and someone he never expected to see again.

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Drama set in the viking age, Helgi witnesses the destruction of his village and narrowly escapes to his uncle Rurik who raises him like his son. Many years later he meets the people responsible for his parents death and someone he never expected to see again.

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24 October 2008 (Denmark)  »

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$300,000 (estimated)
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When Oleg is an adult, he encounters Dir, the man whose thumb he cut off as a boy. When they shake hands, Dir is clearly shown missing the thumb on his right hand (at around 44 mins). Dir is later shown having both thumbs (at 59:31 and 61:23). See more »

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Wonderful historical family movie
10 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My ancestors being of Scandinavian descent we selected to watch this movie at Bare Bones festival.

We were expecting some gore and barbaric scenes however my husband and I were wonderfully surprised to discover not only a unique and interesting story but a movie fit for the entire family.

Yes there were some fierce battles and fights but it was made in a somewhat non-gory, very "un- Hollywood" styled way so that even our grand children would feel comfortable watching.

The director who was even there in person took time before and after the movie to answer any questions.

L. Henson,


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