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Hagbard and Signe

Den røde kappe

Directed by Gabriel Axel
Iceland, Sweden, 1967


Three brothers come to avenge their father’s death. They fight the king’s three sons with sword and spear, but the match is a standoff, and at day’s end the king declares a truce.

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Hagbard and Signe Directed by Gabriel Axel

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1967 | Special Mention: Technical Grand Prize

National Board of Review

1969 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

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