Red Mantel, The
Red Mantel, The

Red Mantel, The

Based on an old Norse legend, the tale of Hagbard and Signy. The two warring clans of Chief Sigarr and Chief Hamund, make peace between themselves after a period of vicious fighting. Hagbard, the son of Hamund falls in love with Signy, the daughter of Sigarr. For awhile things seem fine until evil men light the fires of hate and jealousy and the two families find themselves at war again with tragic results.

About the film

  • Type: Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date: February 1, 1967, Háskólabíó
  • Genre: Drama
  • Length: 85 min.
  • Language: Swedish
  • Original Title: Rauða skikkjan
  • International Title: Red Mantel, The
  • Production Year: 1967
  • Production Countries: Iceland, Denmark, Sweden
  • IMDB: Red Mantel, The
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: No
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Mono



Company Credits

Television distribution

  • Iceland: RÚV, 1994

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