The power of the image is that it positions the journey within the perspective of Heyerdahl's fight to obtain the technical and monetary aid to prove his hypothesis. He had wondered that Polynesia was completed by Inca traveler who had utilized the existing water flows to float crosswise the Pacific on rafts the same with the one he would construct.
The movie does well by relating these 101 days at ocean next to Heyerdahl's resisted to obtain the journey in progress. Even though the predictable hurricane and the evenly predictable shark assault have their moments, the film equally presented to the associations along with the journey six members, their intensity of linking to Heyerdahl as the head, and his personal connection with a spouse who wants to be compassionate, but who discover the danger intolerable. It creates the general perspective by its first series dealing with Thor's wedding dwell in the Marquesas, where he starts to find out the obvious Inca correlations that led to his theories.
Stunning filmmaking and immense manufacturing principles sets Kon-Tiki off. The Pacific Ocean sceneries were essentially blasted off in the waters of Malta, the steamy ones in Thailand and Maldives, with other sites in the U.S. and in Norway used as proper. It is a genuine achievement that still with the partial gap of the propel cinematographer Geir Hartly Andreassen never allows it to become visually dull. Going from micro to macro, he handles to keep appealing also the huge blank spaces of the sea, which come out as a live personality in its personal right, always powerful, sometimes petrifying, and often peaceful.