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Ørnens øje (1997)

In 1218 Danish king Valdemar sends his homonymous young son and heir in safety, as war is at the borders, to Erskil, the bishop of Ravensburg, who is instructed to see to the prince's ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Flinth

Writers:

Bjarne O. Henriksen (original screenplay), Per Nielsen (developer) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nijas Ørnbak-Fjeldmose Nijas Ørnbak-Fjeldmose ... Valdemar
Lasse Baunkilde Lasse Baunkilde ... Aske
Lars Lohmann Lars Lohmann ... Kongen
Björn Granath ... Biskop Eskil
Bjørn Floberg Bjørn Floberg ... One-eyed Man
Rasmus Haxen Rasmus Haxen ... Morten Trefinger
Kristian Halken Kristian Halken ... Gert Fredlos
Maj Bockhahn Bjerregaard Maj Bockhahn Bjerregaard ... Signe
Baard Owe ... Brother Sune
Hardy Rafn Hardy Rafn ... Brother Grammaticus
Torbjørn Hummel Torbjørn Hummel ... Grev Albert (as Torbjørn H. Hummel)
Asger Reher Asger Reher ... Stormand Mikkelsen
Folmer Rubæk Folmer Rubæk ... Stormand
Steen Stig Lommer Steen Stig Lommer ... Stormand
Lasse Lunderskov Lasse Lunderskov ... Kusk
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In 1218 Danish king Valdemar sends his homonymous young son and heir in safety, as war is at the borders, to Erskil, the bishop of Ravensburg, who is instructed to see to the prince's education. Alas the bishop is the brain of a conspiracy to seize the crown for himself, as most of the nobles are dissatisfied with the endless wars that bring them no profit. The prince and kitchen-boy Aske accidentally fall out of the castle and overhear the conspirators, but are seen and pursued by the men of the One-eyed Man, a feared mercenary who is in the conspiracy to take mortal revenge on the king for leaving him behind on a battlefield where he lost an eye which was eaten by an eagle, which he tamed and now shares his sight with. Written by KGF Vissers

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Official Sites:

Metronome Productions A/S

Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

21 March 1997 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

A korona megmentõi See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #17.14 (1997) See more »

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Standard kids' adventure but well made.
17 October 2000 | by ZobbySee all my reviews

Even watching this dubbed in German, which meant I didn't get every word, I still enjoyed this. The two young leads turn in excellent performances and the music is always excellent. It's a very standard 'prince in danger helped by kitchen boy' story, but it's very well made of its kind.


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