WHO’S IN IT?

Pål Sverre Valheim Hagen (Max Manus: Man of War), Anders Baasmo Christiansen (An Immortal Man), Gustaf Skarsgård (Vikings), Odd-Magnus Williamson (G-Force), Tobias Santelmann (Hercules), Jakob Oftebro (When Animals Dream), Agnes Kittelsen (The Half Brother), Manuel Cauchi (Troy), Richard Trinder (Harry Potter)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg (Max Manus: Man of War), directors; Petter Skavlan (Sophie’s World), writer; Aage Aaberge (An Enemy of the People) and Jeremy Thomas (Sexy Beast), producers; Johan Söderqvist (Let The Right One In), composer; Geir Hartly Andreassen (The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones), cinematographer; Per-Erik Eriksen (Troll Hunter) and Martin Stoltz (Dead Snow), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1947, Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdal (Hagen) and a small group of men travelled 4,300 miles across the Pacific Ocean in a balsawood raft named “Kon-Tiki”, in an effort to prove a theory that it was indeed possible for pre-Columbian South Americans to settle in Polynesia…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

This Oscar-nominated film from Norway is a classic adventure told in the most enthralling ways imaginable, and should give us a sneak peak of what to possibly look forward to when its directors take on the forthcoming fifth Pirates of the Caribbean instalment.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 19TH DECEMBER 2014