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Kon-Tiki

Rating:PG-13 (for a disturbing violent sequence)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:April 26, 2013
Running time:118 minutes
Cast:Pål Sverre Hagen, Odd-Magnus Williamson, Tobias Santelmann, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Jakob Oftebro
Director:Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg
Producer:Aage Aaberge, Jeremy Thomas
Writer:Petter Skavlan
Distributor:The Weinstein Company

Description: Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Pacific ocean in a balsa wood raft in 1947, together with five men, to prove that South Americans already back in pre-Columbian times could have crossed the sea and settle on Polynesian islands. After gathering financing for the trip with loans and donations, they set off on an epic 101 day-long journey across 8,000 kilometers, all while the world was watching. KON-TIKI tells about the origin of Heyerdahl's idea and the events surrounding the group's voyage.

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