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Little Norse Prince (Taiyo no oji: Horusu no daiboken) (1968)

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Yukari Asai Yukari Asai
Coro the Bear
Mikijiro Hira Mikijiro Hira
Grunwald the Demon of Ice
Hiroshi Kamiyama Hiroshi Kamiyama
Villager B
Gilbert Mack Gilbert Mack
Grunwald
Masao Mishima Masao Mishima
Village Leader
Corinne Orr Corinne Orr
Chiro the Squirrel
Ray Owens Ray Owens
Rockor


Written by
Kazuo Fukazawa Kazuo Fukazawa
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4 months, 1 week ago at Oct 4 1:36
For simplicity’s sake, I’m just going to refer to this title as Little Norse Prince in my review. If you’re interested, look up on IMDB or Wikipedia the numerous other titles it’s known by. And now onto our regularly scheduled programming…   Isao Takahata’s first feature film, Little Norse Prince, was also his first time working with Hayao Miyazaki, and it’s like a warm-up for bot... read more
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Horus, a kid living in a unnamed Scandinavian/Eastern Europe culture of the Iron Age, recovers the Sword of the Sun from the rock giant Moog and learns from his dying father that he must returns to his ancestral territory. In the process, he defends a village from the attacks of Grundewald, a warlord/ice demon and befriends the enigmatic Hilda, a lonely and beautiful girl who sings haunting songs (and who hides a terrible secret)
Release date: 21 July 1968
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“For simplicity’s sake, I’m just going to refer to this title as Little Norse Prince in my review. If you’re interested, look up on IMDB or Wikipedia the numerous other titles it’s known by. And now onto our regularly scheduled programming…   Isao Takahata’s first feature film, Little Norse Prince, was also his first time working with Hayao Miyazaki, and it’s like a warm-up for both of their future films various obsessions and reoccurring motifs. It’s also just a solidly made film on its own merits, historical standing aside.   My only problems with the film were pretty basic: the English dub that I saw was in terrible shape and the vocal work was not the greatest. That’s it. Aside from these two problems, which I’m sure could only be improved upon if Netflix had a” read more

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