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Basic facts


Original title
Swedish release title
Alternative title
Distribution title


Director of Photography
Production Designer
Film Editor


Tim Robbins Erik
Terry Jones kung Arnulf av Atlantis
John Cleese Halvdan Svarte
Imogen Stubbs prinsessan Aud
Tsutomu Sekine galärslavdrivaren
Eartha Kitt Freja
Anthony Sher Loke
Mickey Rooney Eriks farfar
Gary Cady Keitel Svärdsmed
John Gordon Sinclair Ivar Benlöse


Production Company Erik the Viking Productions
Prominent Features (i samarbete med)
AB Svensk Filmindustri
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) AB Svensk Filmindustri

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 128581
Date 1989-08-04
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 2945 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 508-434-389-437-429-391-357 = 2945 meter.

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio Widescreen (unspecified)
Sound system Dolby Stereo 04
Frames per second 24

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1989-09-01 Filmstaden Stockholm Sweden 107 min
1989-09-01 Look Stockholm Sweden 107 min
1989-09-01 Spegeln Stockholm Sweden 107 min
1989-09-01 Downtown Göteborg Sweden 107 min
1989-09-01 Palladium Malmö Sweden 107 min (samt ytterligare 30 platser)
TV showing 2002-08-05 TV4 Sweden 103 min
2003-05-03 TV4 Sweden 103 min
2004-01-24 TV4 Sweden 103 min

Holdings Film

The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders.

Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm

Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Size Less than 850 x 400

Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Colour prints SET
Slides 5
Album No

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