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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
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    No
  • Aspect Ratio
    2.35:1
  • Color
    Yes
  • Sound
    Mono

Company Credits

Television distribution

  • Iceland
    RÚV, 1994

Trailer