City State (Iceland: Borgríki), 2011.
Directed by Olaf de Fleur Johannesson.
Set in modern day Iceland, an immigrant vows revenge after losing his unborn child in an attack by a crime syndicate, thereby binding his fate with a troubled policewoman, her corrupt police commander, and a crime lord who's losing his edge.
Financed entirely from private funding and with the crew taking massive pay cuts just to get it made, Olaf de Fleur Johannesson’s City State is getting a UK DVD release today – and it is well worth checking out.
It’s hard to detail the plot in just a few sentences as there is so much going on in the film that it can be hard to keep up. There is a troubled Serbian immigrant, a corrupt cop, a beaten down business man, his »
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