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Blood of Beasts (2005)

Beauty and the Beast (original title)
PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Family | July 2009 (France)
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Freya is the clan princess, pursued by Sven who wants only to become king after King Thorsson dies. Freya prefers Agnar, who was lost with a boatload of clansmen on a raid. The old king ... See full summary »


David Lister


Paul Anthony





Cast overview:
Jane March ... Freya
William Gregory Lee ... Sven
Justin Whalin ... Eric
David Dukas ... Beast / Agnar
Greg Melvill-Smith Greg Melvill-Smith ... Thorsson
Candice Hillebrand Candice Hillebrand ... Ingrid
Marcel van Heerden Marcel van Heerden ... Kogla
Russel Savadier Russel Savadier ... Olaf
Steven van Niekerk Steven van Niekerk ... Heindall (as Stephen Van Niekerk)
Lee Ann Shepherd Lee Ann Shepherd ... Alfhild
Ron Smerczak Ron Smerczak ... Ragnar
Aubrey Lovett Aubrey Lovett ... Raine
Etienne Oelofse Etienne Oelofse ... Gang
Etienne Changuion Etienne Changuion ... Jarl (as Ettiene Changulon)
Antony Jardin Antony Jardin ... Algar


Freya is the clan princess, pursued by Sven who wants only to become king after King Thorsson dies. Freya prefers Agnar, who was lost with a boatload of clansmen on a raid. The old king longs for one more grand adventure and takes a group to an island two days journey away. The island is cursed, being the realm of a great and brutal Beast - said to be protected by Odin. The King discovers that this is where Agnar and the others met their deaths. When the Beast attacks, most are quickly killed. The frail King is locked in battle with the Beast, and cowardly Sven runs away under the guise of helping a wounded Eric, leaving the King to die. Back in the village, Sven proclaims himself King and demands Freya wed him on the next full moon. Eric tells Freya the truth - that her Father might still be alive - and she sets out to free him, accompanied only be her friend Ingrid. They encounter the Beast and Freya exchanges herself for her wounded Father. Freya is left alone on the cursed island ... Written by Manthrax

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences and images of violence | See all certifications »



South Africa | UK



Release Date:

July 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)



Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Thorsson: Our people need to know where they stand. Everyone knows I'm ill. Who is to rule when I am gone? You are a princess. I have no son. Your husband will be king.
Freya: I know.
Thorsson: We must do what is right for our people.
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Referenced in Brows Held High: Beauty and the Beast: Part 3 (2014) See more »

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Not as bad as it first appears.
19 September 2006 | by harbeauSee all my reviews

This movie is not great, by any stretch. It is the story of Beauty and the Beast retold from a vaguely new perspective.

Having said that, its not as bad as it first appears. Sure, the costumes suck...it is obvious that this is a film with a very low budget.

But the acting is decent, and there were even a few that stood out. The writing is decent. And the directing was obviously quite good. He/she did quite a bit with very little money spent. Even the production was decent. Not spectacular, by any means. But certainly could have been worse.

So, does it top my A list? Not a chance. But if you are looking for a movie that is a pleasant diversion, this may be the ticket.

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