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The Pagan King (2018)

Nameja gredzens (original title)
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On his deathbed, the reigning king bestows power to an unexpected heir who must find strength within himself to unite his people against the violent crusades which threaten their freedom.

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Aigars Grauba
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Cast

Credited cast:
Edvin Endre ... Namejs
James Bloor ... Max von Buxhoeveden
Dainis Grube Dainis Grube ... Pihto prince of Saaremaa
Gints Andzans ... Sakens
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ieva Aleksandrova-Eklone Ieva Aleksandrova-Eklone ... Ulups' wife
James Alexander ... Sakaans
Maya Arwen Maya Arwen ... Sigi
Toms Aunins Toms Aunins ... Daugulis
Anele Beke Anele Beke ... Gilla
Kaspar Bindeman ... Teutonic Crusader
Christopher Dane ... Ulups (voice)
Agris Danilevics Agris Danilevics
Aiste Dirziute ... Lauga
Egons Dombrovskis ... Viesturs
Lauris Dzelzitis Lauris Dzelzitis ... Lemme
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On his deathbed, the reigning king bestows power to an unexpected heir who must find strength within himself to unite his people against the violent crusades which threaten their freedom.

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The Throne is yours...

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Action | Drama | History | War

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | Latvia

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Pagan King See more »

Filming Locations:

Cinevilla, Slampe, Latvia

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Budget:

EUR8,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,598
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Not for me.
16 June 2019 | by murkis1239See all my reviews

People who give this over 8 are probably Latvians. I don't want to call this one terrible, but it's certainly not good. First of all, the acting is not there, cringe inducing at times. Then you have colliding accents. Guys, Latvian and British accents never go together. It's either a lack of budget or just terrible accent coaches involved in production. Second, the storyline goes nowhere - it's just another of those historic movies with three main aspects - nature shots, battles and a filler love story. The cinematography is beautiful, but it does not help when you sit through something that's as entertaining as watching paint dry. Pagan King is totally fine for Latvia's 100 year commemoration, not a bit enough to step into a bigger market like it was advertised.


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