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83 Ratings



Directed by Nils Gaup
Norway, 1987
Drama, Action


Pathfinder is based on a 12th-century legend. Filled with action and drama, it tells the story of a young boy who, having seen his parents and little sister slaughtered by a raiding party of Tsjudes is taken prisoner and forced to act as a pathfinder for the raiders.

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Pathfinder Directed by Nils Gaup

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1988 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

BFI London Film Festival

1989 | Winner: Sutherland Trophy

European Film Awards

1988 | 2 nominations including: Best Young Film

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