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Grendel (2007)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi  -  13 January 2007 (USA)
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King Higlack of the Gauths entrusts prince Finn and a fire ball weapon to his champion, slayer Beowulf. They lead twelve men on a mission to help king Hrothgar of the Danes, whose once ... See full summary »

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Michael J. Minor ...
Unferth (as Jack Minor)
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Finn
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Ingrid (as Alexis Peters)
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Atanas Srebrev ...
Andrey Slabakov ...
Eclaf
Harry Anichkin ...
King Higlack
Maxim Gentchev ...
Olf
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Sigmund
Ivo Simeonov ...
McGowin
Ruslan Kupenov ...
Rafel
Assen Blatechki ...
Renn
Todor Chapkanov ...
Sentry
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King Higlack of the Gauths entrusts prince Finn and a fire ball weapon to his champion, slayer Beowulf. They lead twelve men on a mission to help king Hrothgar of the Danes, whose once glorious realm is terrorized by the undefeated monster Grendel. The task is made more difficult as Hrothgar kept gruesome secrets. Written by KGF Vissers

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An Unstoppable Monster Held A Kingdom Hostage. A Hero Set it Free.

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Beowulf et la Colère des Dieux  »

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Saints preserve us!
14 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

May the saints preserve us, because this movie is not going to help.

Someone with access needs to e-mail Mel Gibson and tell him we need a faithful production of Beowulf. Something that actually has something in common with the epic poem that is the foundation for all modern western literature.

The recent (since 2000) versions of Beowulf make we wonder two things. First, why is there so much interest in the story. Second, why are all these filmmakers squandering mountains of cash on this crap.

The only reason this got a two is that the version with Lambert in it (Beowulf 2000) was worse and needed the 1.

What is even worse, some people will watch this and get the wrong idea about the poem. How can an industry where Peter Jackson gets a literary conversion to film so right can get it so wrong. I mean really, the Roman Forum as a model for Heorot is too much.

And PLEASE, horns on helmets? Spare me. This is insulting.

/hjm


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