6.1/10
346
2 user 2 critic

Hvíti víkingurinn (1991)

Norway in the 10th century. Askur, son of the powerful Thorgeir marries Embla, daughter of one of the few remaining landowners in Norway, in a pagan ceremony. King Olav, a ruthless ... See full summary »

Director:

Hrafn Gunnlaugsson
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

An Irish man seeks vengeance against the vikings who killed his parents.

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson
Stars: Jakob Þór Einarsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Helgi Skúlason
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Trausti returns to Iceland just in time to be entangled in a family feud over a stranded whale-cadaver. His mother (the family head) is mortally wounded and Grim kills Erikur; the other ... See full summary »

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson
Stars: Reine Brynolfsson, Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir, Egill Ólafsson
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

From an authentic Viking saga, Outlaw tells the story of a family blood feud, set in 10th century Iceland.

Director: Ágúst Guðmundsson
Stars: Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir, Arnar Jónsson, Kristján Jóhann Jónsson
Witchcraft (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The young and fanatical Jon is appointed pastor to a remote church in 17th century Iceland. As is custom, he marries the widow of his predecessor, a woman much older than he is. He is ... See full summary »

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson
Stars: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Hallgrímur H. Helgason, Stefan Jorgen
Hin helgu vé (1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

On a small island in the west of Island, Gestur, only seven years old, falls in love with 20 years old Helga. When she introduces him her fiancée one day, he decides to fight the competitor... See full summary »

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson
Stars: Steinþór Rafn Matthíasson, Alda Sigurðardóttir, Helgi Skúlason
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson
Stars: Jakob Þór Einarsson, Hólmfríður Þórhallsdóttir, Guðrún Þórðardóttir
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Vikings attack Kuksja's village, and end up bringing him along on their ship because they believe he is good luck. After proving himself in a battle against the dreaded Danes, chief Torir ... See full summary »

Directors: Stanislav Rostotskiy, Knut Andersen
Stars: Aleksandr Timoshkin, Petronella Barker, Tor Stokke
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  

An old Icelandic Saga which takes place in our time.

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson
Stars: Viðar Víkingsson, Sigríður Helgadóttir, Helga Braga Jónsdóttir
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gotti Sigurdarson Gotti Sigurdarson ... Askur (as Gottskálk D. Sigurdarson)
Maria Bonnevie ... Embla
Egill Ólafsson Egill Ólafsson ... King Olafur
Tomas Norström ... Bishop Thangbrandur
Þorsteinn Hannesson Þorsteinn Hannesson ... Jarl Godbrandur
Helgi Skúlason Helgi Skúlason ... Thorgeir
Jón Tryggvason Jón Tryggvason ... Ketill
Gunnar Jónsson ... Gunnar
Bríet Héðinsdóttir Bríet Héðinsdóttir ... Hallbera
Torgils Moe Torgils Moe ... Thordur
Maria Sigurdardóttir Maria Sigurdardóttir ... Abbessa Stella
Alda Sigurðardóttir Alda Sigurðardóttir ... Helga
Hedda Kloster Hedda Kloster ... Alfdis
Flosi Ólafsson Flosi Ólafsson ... Runolfur
Árni Tryggvason Árni Tryggvason ... Gudmundur
Edit

Storyline

Norway in the 10th century. Askur, son of the powerful Thorgeir marries Embla, daughter of one of the few remaining landowners in Norway, in a pagan ceremony. King Olav, a ruthless Christian, wants to remove all traces of non-Christian beliefs and captures the two of them during the ceremony. In order to free Embla, Askur must go to Iceland and convert the people there to Christianity. Written by Mattias Thuresson

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Norway | Denmark | Sweden | Iceland

Language:

Icelandic

Release Date:

1 November 1991 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

Embla See more »

Filming Locations:

Hvaler, Norway See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

ISK 250,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Film,Filmeffekt AS See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (miniseries) | (director's cut)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

According to Johannes Brost, the scene where Embla kills his character with an axe, the axe was real. See more »

Quotes

Jarl Godbrandur: In the beginning of time, the Æsir made the world and lit the fire of life. Then they hammered man and woman so the clans could grow. Stronger than the sinews of bears is the bloodbond that now binds you.
See more »

Connections

Follows Shadow of the Raven (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Á Sprengisandi
Written by Sigvaldi Kaldalóns
Arranged, performed and produced by Øistein Boassen
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The Third Part In The Vikings Trilogy Is an Absolute Masterpiece
12 October 2011 | by denis888See all my reviews

I have been searching for this movie for several years. After two first parts, The Raven Flies and The Shadow Of The Raven, my anticipation was immense. I was eager to watch the final part, and I was rewarded. Hrafn Gunnlaugsson is a real underrated Genius of Icelandic movie industry and he managed to make three breathtaking films that leave you spellbound and in awe. This third part tells of the year 999, when the Norwegian king Harald was busy baptizing Iceland and Norway. The movie is a shockingly realistic portrait of the times, with mud and rains, dirt and blood, unbelievable superstitions and awkward views. The story revolved around a your couple, and also tells about the violent and clumsy attempts of spreading the Gospel in those lands. The breathtaking Norwegian and Icelandic landscapes add to the sheer magnificence of the film and also the excellent play of all actors make this film a real must see


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed