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Author: Joachim RoenningEspen SandbergJeremy ThomasAage AabergePetter SkavlanAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Pacific Ocean in a balsa wood raft in 1947, together with five men, to prove that South Americans back in pre-Columbian times could have crossed the sea to settle on Polynesian islands. After gathering financing for the trip with loans and donations, they set off on an epic 101-day-long journey across eight thousand kilometers, all while the world was watching. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure films
Historical films
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Thor Heyerdahl; Thor Heyerdahl
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joachim Roenning; Espen Sandberg; Jeremy Thomas; Aage Aaberge; Petter Skavlan; Pål Sverre Valheim Hagen; Anders Baasmo Christiansen; Tobias Santelmann; Gustaf Skarsgård; Jakob Oftebro; Odd-Magnus Williamson; Agnes Kittelsen; Johan Söderqvist; Geir Hartly Andreassen; Per Erik Eriksen; Martin Stoltz; Weinstein Company.; Nordisk Film (Firm); Stunt Bros. (Firm).; DCM Productions (Firm).; Film i Väst (Firm); Recorded Picture Company.; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 852428452
Language Note: English dialogue, optional Spanish subittles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH) Special features disc: Norwegian version with some English, dialogue and optional English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: Kon-Tiki, the incredible true story ; visual effects featurette ; full length film with original Norwegian dialogue and English subtitles on separate disc.
Credits: Director of photography, Geir Hartly Andreassen ; editors, Perry Eriksen, Martin Stoltz ; music, Johan Söderqvist.
Cast: Pål Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Tobias Santelmann, Gustaf Skarsgård, Jakob Oftebro, Odd-Magnus Williamson, Agnes Kittelsen.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for a disturbing violent sequence.
Description: 2 videodiscs (96 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Contents: disc 1. English language version --
disc 2. Norwegian language version (with English subtitles).
Other Titles: Kon-Tiki (Motion picture)
Responsibility: the Weinstein Company and Nordisk Film Production & Recorded Picture Company present, in association with Aircontactgruppen, DCM Productions, Film i Väst and Stunt Bros. ; directed by Joachim Rønning & Espen Sandberg ; produced by Jeremy Thomas, Aage Aaberge ; written by Petter Skavlan.

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Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Pacific Ocean in a balsa wood raft in 1947, together with five men, to prove that South Americans back in pre-Columbian times could have crossed the sea to settle on Polynesian islands. After gathering financing for the trip with loans and donations, they set off on an epic 101-day-long journey across eight thousand kilometers, all while the world was watching. This feature film is based on Heyerdahl's life story.

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