THE NORTHMAN (137 R)

THE NORTHMAN

SUMMARY

Prince Amleth is on the verge of becoming a man when his father is brutally murdered by his uncle, who kidnaps the boy’s mother. Two decades later, Amleth is now a Viking who’s on a mission to save his mother, kill his uncle and avenge his father.

DIRECTOR: Robert Eggers
WRITERS: Robert Eggers, Sjón
STARS: Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang


 

REVIEW

“Eggers makes “The Northman” as crafty as an art film, as brutal as a slasher flick – two-plus hours of arthouse savagery.”

Bob Mondelo, NPR