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REYKJAVIK - ROTTERDAM

by Óskar Jónasson

synopsis

Like a fish on a dry land, Kristofer is stuck in a dull everyday routine, working as a security guard. He got fired from the freight ship he worked on, when he was caught smuggling alcohol. Faced with money problems, he is tempted to accept the help of his friend, Steingrimur, who manages to pull some strings to get his old job back. He decides to take his chances one last time on a tour to Rotterdam.

international title: Reykjavik - Rotterdam
original title: Reykjavik Rotterdam
country: Iceland, Netherlands, Germany
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Óskar Jónasson
film run: 88'
release date: IS 03/10/2008, NL 25/02/2010, ES 07/05/2010
screenplay: Arnaldur Indriðason, Óskar Jónasson
cast: Baltasar Kormákur, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Lilja Nótt Thórarinsdottir, Thröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Victor Löw
cinematography by: Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson
film editing: Elísabet Rónaldsdóttir
art director: Haukur Karlsson
costumes designer: Helga Rós Hannam
music: Barði Jóhannsson
producer: Baltasar Kormákur, Agnes Johansen, Dick Rijneke, Mildred van Leeuwaarden
production: Blueeyes Productions, Rotterdam Films, Bavaria Film
backing: Icelandic Film Centre
distributor: Sena Film
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