- Original title
- Running time
- 109 min.
Geir Hartly Andreassen
Co-production Norway-United Kingdom-Denmark;
Recorded Picture Company (RPC), Nordisk Film Production, DCM Productions, Film I Väst
Adventure. Drama | Sea Adventures. 1940s. Survival Film. Based On A True Story
- Synopsis / Plot
- The Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Pacific ocean in a balsa wood raft in 1947, to prove that South Americans in pre-Columbian times could have crossed the sea and settle on Polynesian islands. Thor, together with five men, set off on an epic 101 days long trip across 8000 kilometers filled with storms, sharks and hunger, while the world was waiting for the result.
: Academy Awards: Nominated to Best Foreign Language Film
: Golden Globes: Nominated to Best Foreign Language Film
: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film & Best Sound
: European Film Awards: Nominated for Audience Award
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