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Cast overview, first billed only:
Thorarinn Oskar Thorarinsson ...
Grímur (as Þórarinn Óskar Þórarinsson)
Eggert Gudmundsson ...
Bubbi
Harald G. Haraldsson ...
Skrifstofumaður (as Haraldur G. Haraldsson)
Karl Guðmundsson ...
Bílstjóri á Volvo
Auður Jónsdóttir ...
Amma
Eggert Þorleifsson ...
Billjardspilari
Helgi Björnsson ...
Billjardspilari
Guðbjörg Thoroddsen ...
Ebba
Björn Karlsson ...
Kiddi
Hrönn Steingrímsdóttir ...
Þura
Þorsteinn Hannesson ...
Nágranni
Baldvin Halldórsson ...
Varðstjóri
Bríet Héðinsdóttir ...
Skúringakona
Valdimar Örn Flygenring ...
Víkingasveitarforingi (as Valdimar Flygenring)
Þorgerður Sigurðardóttir ...
Dansmær
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Two friends, who are experienced whale hunters, decide to settle down in Rekyavik at the end of the whaling season. During a night on the town, the duo lands in a heap of trouble after they are thrown out of one establishment after another. As events escalate the two men break into a weapons shop and arm themselves with rifles for a confrontation with the police. Written by Todd K. Bowman

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14 February 1987 (Iceland)  »

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