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From Egil's Saga

SINS AND SORROWS
The Settlement of Skalla-Grimur,
Egil's Youth and Poetry


SINS AND SORROWS

Sins and Sorrows: From Egil's Saga -the settlement of Skalla-Grimur, Egil's youth and poetry. Running time 29 min. The narrator, Magnus Jonsson, takes the viewer on a tour of Borgarfjord in West-Iceland, home to most of the sagas and heroes. The film describes one of the earliest settlements of Iceland by the indefatigable farmer-viking Skalla-Grimur in Borgarfjord, and brings to life the great warrior-poet, Egill Skalla-Grimsson. This classic saga is believed to have been written soon after 1200. Subtitles are in English, German, Norwegian and Icelandic.

DVD Availble in
English,Deutsch,Norsk and Icelandic
Price including postal charge:
Ikr. 3100.-


From Eyrbyggja Saga

FORBIDDEN LOVE
The Story of Bjorn The Breidavik Champion and
 Thurid of Frodriver



FORBIDDEN LOVE

Forbidden love: A 29 min. tale of Bjorn the Breidavik-Champion and Thurid of Frodriver, a story from the famous Eyrbyggja Saga, one of the five major Icelandic Sagas. Written around 1250, the golden century of Icelandic Sagas writing. The saga contains  a wealth of information on Icelandic life in the 10th century as well as a story of a love triangle and a unique bond of passion.
Was Bjorn taken for Quetzalcoatl, a reincarnated Aztec god?  The film contains theories to this effect. Magnus Jonsson takes the viewer through the historic and scenic areas of the Snaefellsnes peninsula in West-Iceland. Subtitles are in English, German, Norwegian and Icelandic.

DVD Availble in
English,Deutsch,Norsk and Icelandic
Price including postal charge:
Ikr. 3100.-

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