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Erik the Conqueror

Erik the Conqueror

A Feature film by Mario Bava

Release in France : 10/07/1963

    Synopsis

    Set in the 10th Century, two young sons, named Erik and Eron, witness their parents murdered by the English during a raid on their Viking village. Erik is taken by Queen Anne to England where she raises him as her own son, while Eron lives a bitter life as a recluse. Years later, the adult Eron plots with his Norse allies to attack England while, Erik, an English naval officer, is order to lead an attack against the Norse Vikings where their paths soon cross and the brothers decide to form an alliance to attack Erik's villanious master Sir Rutford.

    Actors (13)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Co-productions :

    Critérion Film, Societé Cinématographique Lyre

    French distribution :

    Francinor

    Foreign production company :

    Galatea

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (6)

    Foreign producers :

    Ferruccio De Martino, Lionello Santi

    Director of Photography :

    Mario Bava

    Music Composers :

    Roberto Nicolosi, Les Baxter

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1962

    French release :

    10/07/1963

    Runtime :

    1 h 28 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    25437

    Visa issue date :

    17/10/1962

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Mono