A Norwegian film hit Netflix last week, dominating the platform and breaking ratings records. The mountain troll features a mythical monster, originating from Norwegian folklore.
The film is directed by Roar Uthaug, Norwegian responsible for the disaster film The wave (2015) e Tomb Raider: The Origin (2018). In the first four days of its release, The mountain troll not only appears as the most watched non-English-language film in the period from November 28 to December 4, but it was also the second most watched production on the entire platform, second only to the series Wandinha🇧🇷 Check out the Top 10 Streaming Audience for the past week.
Furthermore, The mountain troll it already ranks as the eighth most-watched non-English-language film in Netflix history and is expected to rise significantly in the platform’s charts in the coming weeks. In all, the film was viewed for more than 75 million hours in its first four days of release.
The mountain troll was filmed in Norway and draws inspiration from the country’s folklore. The feature film is produced by Espen Horn and Kristian Strand Sinkerud and follows a group of adventurers who must stop the newly awakened troll from destroying their homes.
Check out the synopsis of the film: “After being trapped for a thousand years in the depths of Dovre Mountain, a gigantic creature rises to the surface. He sets off on a journey to the capital of Norway, leaving destruction and chaos in his wake. A group of heroes unite to stop her. But how to stop something that should exist only in Norwegian folklore?
The Netflix film deals with topics such as human interventions on the environment and climate change, and focuses on an explosion on Dovre mountain, which wakes up a troll who has been sleeping for a thousand years and heads towards Norway’s capital, Oslo. Trolls are gigantic and grotesque beasts that live in regions far from civilization and pose a huge danger to humans.
With a critical approval rating of 89% on Rotten Tomatoes, the film about the creature from Norse mythology, starring Norwegian actors Ine Marie Wilmann and Mads Sjøgård Pettersen, has been attracting more and more attention in recent days.
The film The mountain troll is available on Netflix.
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