Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King also known as Ring of the Nibelungs, Die Nibelungen, Curse of the Ring, and Sword of Xanten is a and mini-series based on the story Völsungasaga and the German epic poem , which tells the story of the Dragon-Slayer. Part 3 Siegfried, having forgotten about Brunhild, asks to marry Kriemhild, but Hagen reminds Gunther that he must marry before any of his siblings. Part 2 Eric explores the cave and finds a vast hall filled with treasure. She proves her says by showing Brunhild her belt around Kriemhild's waist. Giselher wishes the Pagan gods would live again on his death but Lena tells him that the Pagan gods die with him. Epilogue Kriemhild places the ring on Siegfried's hand as they give him a pagan funeral.
Siegfried remembers his love for Brunhild and says her name before death seizes him. Afterwards Eyvind presents his to Gunther, who reveals that the has awakened and is responsible for the burnt village. It was filmed entirely in. The German language version, Die Nibelungen, was shown on the channel on November 29 and November 30, 2004. But a fiery meteor sent by the gods reveals Siegfried's destiny, sending him on the quest of a lifetime. His body is found by Giselher before they must go back to Burgund and it is wept over by Kriemhild. Part 2 Erik explores the cave and finds a vast hall filled with treasure.
Gunther claims it was a Saxon ambush but she accuses him of murder by and guilt. The Saxons suddenly decide to invade Burgund to take the gold and Erik rides with the army to confront the twin Saxon kings, the men who slew his father. Gunther is disillusioned but Hagen plans on Siegfried's death the next day during the hunt as a simple accident. It is also at this point that Eyvind who tells Eric that he suspected his origin from the beginning passes away from old age and Siegfried gives him a proper pagan in his honor. Gunther reveals he is pining for Brunhild, but he is not the best fighter and she challenges all her suitors to single combat and no-one has beaten her yet. Seeing that Fafnir's blood has healed his scratch, Erik bathes in the blood, rendering his skin impenetrable. Gunther promises Siegfried that he may marry Kriemhild if he uses the tarn-helm to look like Gunther and defeat Brunhild; Siegfried accepts this offer.
Very Good: An item that is used but still in very good condition. Brunhild loses the fight after the two fall off a waterfall and Siegfried saves her. It is also at this point that Eyvind who tells Erik that he suspected his origin from the beginning passes away from old age and Siegfried gives him a proper pagan in his honor. The film is split into three parts, and comprises the story of Siegfried from childhood to his death. It is a story based on Norse Viking Mythology and not even the good mythology. Once in Burgund the Harmillias, belonging to King Gunther's brother Giselher, lands on Erik's arm and there is a brief fight between Erik and some of the townspeople. Erik promises to Kriemhild that Gunther and his men will be avenged.
Brunhild initially has doubts as no one has ever beaten her in a fight before, thanks to her pagan belt. For other uses, see Dark Kingdom disambiguation. After a short battle he defeats her, and she instantly falls in love with him. Kriemhild confronts Brunhild again and returns her belt, Brunhild reveals her troubled state of mind is because of Siegfried forgetting about their love. Siegfried returns to his bedroom to see Kriemhild waiting for him, she convinces him to explain what has happened and he does. Eric returns to Burgund with Fafnir's head and shows it to the people and Gunther proclaims he is a , which makes Hagen jealous.
When the boat has burst into flames Brunhild appears from below Siegfried's alter and kills herself with his sword, she collapses on top of Siegfried's body and the boat sinks into the river where the treasure hoard is shown having been thrown into the river. In the morning Erik wakes up alone after Brunhild has taken one of the rocks and left. It was the highest-rated mini-series on German television that year. Full Length Edition: 222 min. Gunther returns injured with Hagen; all the other knights have been killed.
The runes foretell that a star will fall from the sky and from its smoke a man will appear who will defeat her. She then marries Gunther next to Siegfried and Kriemhild who are also marrying on the same day. The real Gunther shortly returns to the room at his place and is spotted by Giselher who again sees two Gunthers and tells his girlfriend Lena what he saw in Iceland. On the hunt Hagen kills Siegfried by throwing a through his weak spot which Hagen found out about by eavesdropping on Siegfried and Gunther while going through a blood brother ritual. Hagen kills Alberich after not returning the tarn-helm to him and then convinces Gunther to exile Siegfried to Xanten. Even if you like the beginning or middle I doubt you will like how this one ends.
His body is found by Giselher before they must go back to Burgund and it is wept over by Kriemhild. Erik returns to Burgund with the dragon's head and shows it to the people and Gunther proclaims he is a which makes Hagen jealous. After making love Erik promises to go to Iceland to meet Brunhild and they fall asleep. Seeing that Fafnir's blood has healed his scratch, Eric bathes in the blood, rendering his skin invulnerable save for a single spot where an errant leaf had fallen upon his upper back, leaving that one spot untouched by the blood. On the ship to Iceland Giselher has stowed away and after support from Siegfried, Gunther lets him accompany them to Iceland.
That night, at a large party Eyvind meets a woman and they spend the night, Erik is also confronted by Kriemhild and tells her he is already in love with another woman Brunhild. Richard Wagner's music dramas Siegfried and Götterdämmerung are based on the same material. Brunhild beheads Hagen and disappears. It was written by the husband and wife team of and , was directed by , and is a Tandem Communications production. She reluctantly and sadly returns to Burgund and marries Gunther next to Siegfried and Kriemhild who are also marrying. For the opera cycle The Ring of the Nibelung by Richard Wagner, see. Gunther returns injured with Hagen; all the other knights have been killed.