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The life and facts of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, the first man to arrive on the South Pole.

Director:

Espen Sandberg

Writer:

Ravn Lanesskog
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pål Sverre Hagen ... Roald Amundsen
Christian Rubeck ... Leon Amundsen
Katherine Waterston ... Bess Magids
Trond Espen Seim ... Fridtjof Nansen
Glenn Andre Kaada Glenn Andre Kaada ... Oscar Wisting
Ida Ursin-Holm Ida Ursin-Holm ... Kiss Bennett
Ruby Dagnall Ruby Dagnall ... Aline Amundsen
Mads Sjøgård Pettersen ... Helmer Hanssen
Fridtjov Såheim ... Hjalmar Johansen
Kenneth Åkerland Berg Kenneth Åkerland Berg ... Sverre Hassel
Elg Elgesem Elg Elgesem ... Olav Bjaaland
Herbert Nordrum Herbert Nordrum ... Kristian Presterud
Jonas Strand Gravli ... Leif Dietrichson
Ole Christoffer Ertvaag ... Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen
Ted Otis ... Lincoln Ellsworth
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Norway, 1926. After read a newspaper about Roald Amundsen's missing in the North Pole, his brother Leon leaves his house to walk to the next door Roald's house, to await news. Taking him wrongly as a thief, Leon is hit by Bess Brigads, Roald's younger love interest. Introducing each other, Bess learns by Leon about a child Roald Amundsen, who rose with a happy family with his parents and other three brothers fascinated by North and South Pole, after the unknown and uncharted lands due to the extreme conditions of survival by the so much below zero temperatures. When their father died during one of his usual sea voyages and their mother died by disease a little time later, Roald and Leon strengthened his bonds caring each other in their wish to be the first men to arrive North Pole, where Roald would be the explorer and Leon the financier to get a team and the enough money for the travel. But in 1908 Frederick Cook's claiming to have arrived North Pole force them to change the plans: ... Written by Chockys

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The second time Pål Sverre Hagen plays a Norwegian adventurer on film. He previously played Thor Heyerdahl in Kon-Tiki in 2012. See more »

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Not the hero movie it should have been
6 June 2019 | by sirtorchSee all my reviews

In these PC-days, a movie about a hero is made into a dull, slow moving internal anguish type study of the spineless brother of the great hero. Hope another director will make the great explorer justice in the future.


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Language:

Norwegian | English

Release Date:

15 February 2019 (Norway) See more »

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Budget:

NOK75,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,264,853
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