BIRKEBEINERNE 

THE LAST KING

NILS GAUP | SÁMI – NORWAY
2016 | 98 MINS
NZ PREMIERE
R16

In the year 1206 Norway is raged by civil war. The King’s illegitimate infant son Håkon Håkonsson, who half the kingdom wants killed off, is guarded in secrecy by two men. When assassins discover the baby’s whereabouts his guardians flee with their future king.

With breathtaking scenery, The Last King features incredible fight sequences on skis, hurtling down mountains with baby in arms.

This film will have you gripping your seat!

SCREENING TIMES: 

Wednesday 21 March
8:30 PM
The Civic

 Sunday 25 March
5:30 PM
Ngā Purapura

TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM FEB 13 VIAiTICKET.CO.NZ

DIRECTOR – NILS GAUP

Birkebeinerne: The Last King

Nils Gaup (b. 1955) from Kautokeino is a Norwegian/Sámi director. He graduated as an actor from the Norwegian Academy of Theater and co-founded the Sámi national theatre Beaivváš before directing his first film OFELAŠ. Birkebeinerne is his most recent film. 

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    February 6, 2018 @ 12:03 pm

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