Kon-Tiki

Genre: 
History · 

Release Date: August 24, 2012

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 58m

Content Rating: PG-13

Budget: $16,600,000

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Plot.

The true story of the epic crossing of the Pacific on a raft in 1947 was told to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.

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Kon-Tiki is a 2012 historical drama film directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg about the 1947 Kon-Tiki expedition. The film was mainly shot on the island of Malta. The role of Thor Heyerdahl is played by Pål Sverre Hagen. The film is an international co-production between Norway, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.It was the highest-grossing film of 2012 in Norway and the country's most expensive production to date. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 85th Academy Awards. It is Norway's fifth Academy Award nomination. The film was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 70th Golden Globe Awards. It is the first time a Norwegian film has been nominated for both an Oscar and a Golden Globe.

Filming Locations.

New York City, United States of America · Malta · Bulgaria · Thailand

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