The White Raven on Vikings and Gods

In this documentary Hrafn Gunnlaugsson takes us on a journey back a thousand years into Norway and Iceland’s history, discusses the religious conflicts, their implications within Nordic culture and tries to correct a few present day misconceptions about the Vikings and their Gods

“ When I first said I was going to make Viking films people laughed and did not take me seriously. They thought my films would be body builders with horns and a Brunhilder or two thrown in”

His intention was to make historically accurate films that were true to the original sagas using original settings. The old religion and Christianity of the period are portrayed with at times gruesome reality. He irons out a few popularly held misconceptions about the Vikings

“for the Vikings Hell was Blue and a place where you froze !! ”


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