Broderna Lejonhjarta


1h 48m 1979

Brief Synopsis

9-year old Karl Lejon, 'Skorpan' is suffering from tuberculosis and knows that he will die soon. But his older brother Jonathan tries to comfort him by promising that they one day will meet in Nangijala, a magic country beyond the stars. Jonathan dies in a house fire and Skorpan also dies not long after. They meet in Nangijala, a country divided into the Cherry Blossom Valley and the Briar-Bush Valley. The people in the later are oppressed by the black knight Tengil and his dragon Katla. The two brothers, who now call themselves Jonathan and Karl Lion Heart, decide to help the freedom fighters against the oppression.

Film Details

Also Known As
Brothers Lionheart, The
Release Date
1979
Production Company
SF Studios
Distribution Company
SF Studios

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Eastmancolor)

Synopsis

9-year old Karl Lejon, 'Skorpan' is suffering from tuberculosis and knows that he will die soon. But his older brother Jonathan tries to comfort him by promising that they one day will meet in Nangijala, a magic country beyond the stars. Jonathan dies in a house fire and Skorpan also dies not long after. They meet in Nangijala, a country divided into the Cherry Blossom Valley and the Briar-Bush Valley. The people in the later are oppressed by the black knight Tengil and his dragon Katla. The two brothers, who now call themselves Jonathan and Karl Lion Heart, decide to help the freedom fighters against the oppression.

Film Details

Also Known As
Brothers Lionheart, The
Release Date
1979
Production Company
SF Studios
Distribution Company
SF Studios

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Eastmancolor)

Quotes

Death-penatly here and death-penalty there... That's all those men are thinking about!
- Mattias
I see the light, Jonatan! I see the light!
- Skorpan Lejonhjarta

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States March 1979

Released in United States March 1979 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (Contemporary Cinema) March 14-30, 1979.)