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Remote Control (1992)

Sódóma Reykjavík (original title)
Since his mother wants to watch TV, Axel, a young auto-mechanic, must recover her remote control, accidentally taken by his punk sister Maja. During his quest, he becomes involved in the ... See full summary »

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Þórarinn Eyfjörð ...
Thorarinn Oskar Thorarinsson ...
Helga Braga Jónsdóttir ...
Símastúlka
Þóra Friðriksdóttir ...
Mamma
Margrét Hugrún Gústavsdóttir ...
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Soley Eliasdottir ...
Óttarr Proppé ...
Hrólfur
Ari Matthíasson ...
Þorbjörn
Erling Jóhannesson ...
Arnar
Pétur Eggerz ...
Sveinn
Helgi Björnsson ...
Moli
Ólafur Guðmundsson ...
Árni
Björn Karlsson ...
Höddi Feiti
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Since his mother wants to watch TV, Axel, a young auto-mechanic, must recover her remote control, accidentally taken by his punk sister Maja. During his quest, he becomes involved in the conflict between Moli, the liquor smuggler, and Aggi, a night club owner who wants to be Iceland's first mafia boss. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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8 October 1992 (Iceland)  »

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The Icelandic title is, literally, in English, "Sodom Reykjavik" See more »

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While the credits roll we fly over Reykjavík, and at the end we see the ship Akraborgin and Brjánn and Aggi on it arguing. See more »

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This is a movie you can't miss ;)
21 October 2006 | by (Kopavogur, Iceland) – See all my reviews

The most brilliant Icelandic movie ever made!!! It is truly fascinating how the Icelanders have made such a complicated plot around something a simple as a retrieval of a TV-remote for your mother.

Sódóma Reykjavík, like it's called here in Iceland, is the best comedy ever made in Iceland. There is not a single person in the country who has not seen it because it's just that amazing. The humor might be slightly too Icelandic for some too follow but in a way that just makes it funnier.

I strongly suggest the usage of subtitles. The translation into English completely ruins the movie. Don't let this one slip past,especially not if you want to know how the people in Iceland are, or just too impress us when you visit ;)


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