The Last King (Birkebeinerne)

Based on true events, THE LAST KING is set in civil war-ravaged Norway. Aided by rebel group the Birch Legs, the Norwegian King fights for survival against the Church's Bishopsmen, who seek to supplant the throne. On his deathbed after falling ill, the King soon welcomes a son, born in secrecy, as half the Kingdom wants him dead. Tasked with guarding the only remaining heir to the throne, two Birch Legs warriors, Skjervald and Torstein, escape with the infant and must traverse treacherous landscapes to protect their future King.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Nils Gaup

Cast:

  • Anders Dahlberg
  • Elg Elgesem
  • Thorbjørn Harr
  • Benjamin Helstad
  • Stig Henrik Hoff
  • Nikolaj Lie Kaas
  • Pål Sverre Hagen
  • Ane Ulimoen Øverli
  • Thea Sofie Loch Ness

Writer:

  • Ravn Laneskog

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