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Grímur Hákonarson

Grímur Hákonarson was born in 1977 in Iceland. He is a director and writer, known for Rams (2015), A Pure Heart (2012) and Summerland (2010). See full bio »


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 2015 Rams
 2012 A Pure Heart (Documentary)
 2010 Summerland
 2010 Boys on Film 4: Protect Me from What I Want (Video) (segment "Wrestling")
 2007 Wrestling (Short)
 2004 Slavek the Shit (Short)
 2002 Varði Goes Europe (Documentary)
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Rams (2015) could in some sense be considered a very Scandinavian film, being a cocktail of drama and black humor. I think it could be compared with certain recent Nordic films, Bent Hamer's Kitchen Stories (2003) and Noi the Albino (2003) by Dagur Kári. But "Hrútar" is more realistic than those films and maybe I was also a little bit influenced by the so-called Romanian New Wave. I was also ... See more »


Is based in Reykjavik, Iceland. See more »

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