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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Administration MO (Text) 33126025444419 DVD Checked out 11/05/2020
Administration MO (Text) 33126025444427 DVD Checked out 10/31/2020

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  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (96 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2013, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: Kon-Tiki, the incredible true story ; visual effects featurette ; full length film with original Norwegian dialogue and English subtitles on separate disc.
Participant or Performer Note:
Pål Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Tobias Santelmann, Gustaf Skarsgård, Jakob Oftebro, Odd-Magnus Williamson, Agnes Kittelsen.
Summary, etc.:
Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Pacific Ocean in a balsa wood raft in 1947, together with five men, to prove that South Americans back in pre-Columbian times could have crossed the sea to 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 eight thousand kilometers, all while the world was watching. This feature film is based on Heyerdahl's life story.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a disturbing violent sequence.
Language Note:
English dialogue, optional Spanish subittles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH). Special features disc: Norwegian, with some English, dialogue; optional English subtitles.
Subject: Heyerdahl, Thor > Drama.
Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen (1947) > Drama.
Ocean travel > Drama.
Genre: Action and adventure films.
Historical films.

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