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Definition(s):

  • (n) Norwegian anthropologist noted for his studies of cultural diffusion (1914-2002)

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  1. Adventure lovers should set sail for "Kon-Tiki"

    As it turns out, Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" wasn't the only recent Oscar nominee with its eyes set on the high seas. In the Best Foreign Film category, there was Norway's "Kon-Tiki." And while there might not be any disgruntled tigers in sight, the real-life journey of legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his motley crew is just as beautiful and wondrous to behold. I guess there's enough ocean in ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: OnMilwaukee.com

  2. Lyrical storytelling propels Kon-Tiki's tale of a raft-borne adventurer

    The color blue dominates the filmmakers' palette in Kon-Tiki : the azure expanse of open sky, the aquamarine sheen of boundless ocean, the cerulean eyes of Pl Hagen in the role of real-life adventurer Thor Heyerdahl. Geir Hartly Andreassen's beautifully saturated cinematography nourishes the senses like a photo spread in National Geographic .
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Isthmus

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