Pioner Cinema » Viking
  • Drama, history
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  • 2016
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  • 135 min.
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  • Russia
  • director: Andrey Kravchuk
  • cast: Danila Kozlovsky, Maksim Sukhanov, Aleksandra Bortich, Ekaterina Vilkova, Sergey Bezrukov, Maksim Matveev, Kirill Pletnev
    Language: Russian
  • language: Russian with English subtitles
  • restrictions: 18+

The film takes place more than a thousand years ago. The ruling Rurik dynasty is in strife. The Kievan prince Yaropolk is found guilty of his brother’s accidental death. According to the law, his younger illegitimate brother Vladimir must settle the score with him, but he goes into hiding on the shore of the Frozen Sea, not wishing to avenge an unfortunate hunting accident. Now he must pay for his refusal to kill...

An ambitious project by Andrey Kravchuk about the birth of Russian nationhood, based on the “Tale of Past Years” and Scandinavian sagas. The film is dedicated to the memory of Vladimir the Great, who ruled over the Christianization of Rus.


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