Investigation of a centuries-old viking ship fuels the desire for discovery, and may lead to an encounter with ancient forces in the Norwegian film Ragnarok. Pål Sverre Hagen, from the Oscar-nominated Kon Tiki stars as an archaeologist whose interest in the Oseberg Viking ship may lead to an all-too personal brush with the legendary end of days, and Mikkel Sandemose directs. Check out the teaser below, and just ignore the medallion icon’s visual similarity to the Mortal Kombat logo. Read More »
Posted on Sunday, February 24th, 2013 by Angie Han
Life of Pi isn’t the only waterlogged nominee at this year’s Academy Awards. Norway’s entry in the foreign film category, Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg‘s Kon-Tiki, tells the true tale of Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl (played by Pål Sverre Hagen). In 1947, Heyerdahl undertook a 101-day, 4,300-mile journey from Peru to Polynesia on a balsa wood raft as part of an effort to prove that Easter Island could have been settled by South Americans.
A new trailer for the film has just hit, and you can check it out after the jump.