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Valhalla Rising (2009)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | 10 March 2010 (France)
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1000 AD, for years, One Eye, a mute warrior of supernatural strength, has been held prisoner by the Norse chieftain Barde. Aided by Are, a boy slave, One Eye slays his captor and together ... See full summary »
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1000 AD, for years, One Eye, a mute warrior of supernatural strength, has been held prisoner by the Norse chieftain Barde. Aided by Are, a boy slave, One Eye slays his captor and together he and Are escape, beginning a journey into the heart of darkness. On their flight, One Eye and Are board a Viking vessel, but the ship is soon engulfed by an endless fog that clears only as the crew sights an unknown land. As the new world reveals its secrets and the Vikings confront their terrible and bloody fate, One Eye discovers his true self. Written by Anonymous

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£4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,905 (USA) (16 July 2010)

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$17,546 (USA) (23 July 2010)
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One-Eye was a nickname for Oden (Odin), who in the Norse legends gave one of his eyes as a sacrifice to the well of Mimer to get wisdom. The sacrifice also gave him the power to see hidden things. See more »

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When the General stabs the Priest in the back, his dagger and sword have changed hands when the shot switches to behind the General. See more »

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Barde: I once met man who told me... they eat their own God... Eat his flesh. Drink his blood. Abominable...
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"In the beginning there was only man and nature. Men came bearing crosses and drove the heathen to the fringes of the earth." See more »

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God was I wrong
24 May 2010 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I was expecting an epic battle movie about Vikings (as my mistake was to not check who's the director) and hell was I mistaken. What was delivered was an astonishing movie about humanity. In my humble opinion this is a masterpiece, despite being visually and acoustically amazing it is an in-depth look into mankind as it is rarely found. There is a lot in this movie (which in itself is amazing when one is looking on the minimal use of words)and I have to admit I did not get all the hints and metaphors used.

If you want entertainment go and watch something else use your brain and you will enjoy this movie! I normally do not write reviews or rate movies here but I strongly felt that this movie was underrated by a mile. Further, this reminded me to go and finally buy Denmarks best trilogy!


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