700 AD. Northern Europe is divided into two worlds: the Frisians, Saxons and Danes live above the rivers, below the rivers live the Franks. They want to achieve what even the Romans did not succeed: conquer all of Europe. They put in a new weapon to enslave the Gentiles: Christianity. They target Europe's main trading center, where the Frisian king Aldigisl rules.Written by
The costumes worn by the Frankish soldiers are the same costumes used for the Frankish soldiers in the TV-series Vikings (2013). Redbad's costume had also been used in the show for the character jarl Borg. See more »
While now in the center of the Netherlands, Dorestad was much closer to the North Sea coast in the era of the film, and was subject to both seasonal flooding from the Rhine river system, as well as potential catastrophic marine inundation from the west over the vast tidal salt flats to the west. See more »
In January 2019 the movie aired on TV in the Netherlands as a four part mini-series. See more »
Its basic din is only be another vikings film. All is familiar, predictable and, as Christian, your faith has not the best image. But , sure, the recipe must be respected and the good fight scenes, the reasonable cinematography and the closet - ups are enough for some interest. It is not a bad film but it has, în obvious way, its precise target. So, decent heroic story, with live drops and few full spoons of justice.
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