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January 29, 2023
Norway’s First Werewolf Movie Comes to Netflix in February
The 2022 Norwegian horror film VIKINGHULVEN (VIKING WOLF) is coming to Netflix this February. The film, Norway’s very first werewolf movie, VIKING WOLF is directed by Stig Svendsen (THE RADIO PIRATES) from a script by him Espen Aukan. The film has to do with the 17-year old Thale, who has just moved with her parents to a small town after her mother accepts a new job in the local police. After a student is killed brutally at a party Thale attends, she becomes a key witness. Was the killer an animal? A wolf? The film’s effective werewolf fx are a mixture of practical effects as well as a computer-generated wolf.
The film is scored by Norwegian composers Bjørnar Johnsen, known for THE ELEVATOR (2012), RESPEKT (2008), THE RADIO PIRATES (2007), SWITCH (2007) and Kjetil Schander Luhr, known for GABI, BETWEEN AGES 8 AND 13 (2021), RECONSTRUCTING UTØYA (2018), the animated television series OLLIE (2020) and the comedy drama series THIEVES (2018).
The film premiered at the Ramaskrik horror and fantasy Film Festival in Oppdal, Norway last October and is scheduled to stream throughout Europe and on Netfix on Feb. 3rd.
Watch the film’s trailer, via Netflix: