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Children of Nature (1991)
"Börn náttúrunnar" (original title)

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Old Thorgeir must leave his home far off in the Icelandic 'countryside' and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavik. There he meets an old friend from his childhood, Stella. ... See full summary »

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Gísli Halldórsson ...
Þorgeir
Sigríður Hagalín ...
Stella
Baldvin Halldórsson ...
Varðstjóri
Björn Karlsson ...
Drunk man
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Bryndis Petra Bragadóttir ...
Woman in the night (as Bryndís Petra Bragadóttir)
Egill Ólafsson ...
Cop
Eiríkur Guðmundsson ...
Línumaður
Guðbrandur Gíslason ...
Director
Hafliði Magnússon ...
Foreman
Hallmar Sigurðsson ...
Þorlákur
Hallur Hallsson ...
News Man
Karl Jónatansson ...
Harmonikkuleikari
Jóhann Sigurðsson ...
Lögregluþjónn
Jón Ólafsson ...
Singer
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Old Thorgeir must leave his home far off in the Icelandic 'countryside' and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavik. There he meets an old friend from his childhood, Stella. Thorgeir soon becomes unhappy living there and together with Stella he steals a jeep. Together they leave the city for Stella's old home in northwestern Iceland. A drama who asks us: how important is it to have a long life if you have to leave everything that has a meaning for you? Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Sometimes a first love becomes a last love

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1 August 1991 (Iceland)  »

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A természet gyermekei  »

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Iceland's official submission to the 1992's Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film category. See more »

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fine movie
10 February 1999 | by (Reykjavik) – See all my reviews

Since making Children of Nature he not made anything worthwhile, so he has passed his peak. He's made about 4-5 very bad films since nearly winning an oscar for this average but entertaining film. And he never really made anything good before this. It's a shame that he runs the Icelandic film industry single handedly.


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