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Kon-Tiki (2012)  link to Kon-Tiki on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Nummer: 419

poster Kon-Tiki

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Även känd som: Expedição Kon Tiki

Land: UK, 118 minuter

Språk: Engelska, Franska, Svenska, Norska

Genre(s): Äventyr, Historia

Regissör: Joachim Rønning

The Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Pacific Ocean in a balsawood raft in 1947, together with five men, to prove that South Americans back in pre-Columbian times could have crossed the ocean and settled on Polynesian islands. After financing the trips with loans and donations, they set off on an epic 101-day-long trip across 8000 kilometers, while the world was waiting for the result of the trip. The film tells about the origin of the idea, the preparations, and the events on the trip. The "Kon-Tiki" was named after the Inca sun god, Viracocha, and "Kon-Tiki" is an old name for this god. Heyerdahl filmed the expedition, which later became the Academy Award winning documentary in 1951, and he wrote a book about the expedition that was translated into 70 languages and sold more than 50 millions copies around the world. Heyerdahl believed that people from South America could have settled Polynesia in pre-Columbian times, although most anthropologists now believe they did not...


photo Pål Sverre Hagen Pål Sverre Hagen Thor Heyerdahl
photo Anders Baasmo Christiansen Anders Baasmo Christiansen Herman Watzinger
photo Tobias Santelmann Tobias Santelmann Knut Haugland
photo Gustaf Skarsgård Gustaf Skarsgård Bengt Danielsson
photo Jakob Oftebro Jakob Oftebro Torstein Raaby

Medium: BluRay disc,

Utlånad: Nej

Format: 2.35:1