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Film that was based on the Michael Crichton book Eaters of the Dead where an Arab courtier is force to become and ambassador to the northern nations. It was banishment for having looked at another mans wife at court and maybe more. So he was sent north which would probably lead to his doom and death. He has only Melchisidek (Omar Sharif), a friend of the family and his wits to keep him alive. For any that are interested in period films and films of the Viking and Norse cultures this is a film that you are going to enjoy. For others you might find it a bit hard to get into as there is a lot of story telling to go though to set things up for the action and fighting parts of the film. If you do make it through those you are going to be in for one hell of a ride with this film.