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1 June 2000 (Iceland) See more »
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30° below zero, five hours of daylight, what else can you do but get wrecked
Plot:
Thirty-year-old Hlynur still lives with his mother and spends his days drinking, watching porn and surfing... See more » | Add synopsis »
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9 wins & 11 nominations See more »
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911 Iceland... See more (52 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Victoria Abril ... Lola
Hilmir Snær Guðnason ... Hlynur Bjorn Hafsteinsson
Hanna María Karlsdóttir ... Berglind
Þrúður Vilhjálmsdóttir ... Hófí

Baltasar Kormákur ... Þröstur

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson ... Marri
Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson ... Brúsi
Eyvindur Erlendsson ... Hafsteinn
Halldóra Björnsdóttir ... Elsa
Hilmar Jonsson ... Magnús
Jóhann Sigurðarson ... Páll
Edda Heidrún Backman ... Kona Páls

Gudmundur Thorvaldsson ... Ellert (as Guðmundur Ingi Þorvaldsson)
Gunnar Eyjólfsson ... Nágranni
Jónína Ólafsdóttir ... Kona á Tryggingarm
Halldór Gylfason ... Stöðumælavörður
Pétur Einarsson ... Pabbi Magga
Ingibjörg Gunnarsdóttir ... Mamma Magga
Berglind Steinarsdóttir ... Systir Magga
Gunnar H. Gunnarsson ... Mágur Magga
Sigríður Helgadóttir ... Amma
Inga Maria Valdimarsdóttir ... Vinkona Hófíar
Agnar Jón Egilsson ... Rósi
Rósi Hattari ... Barfluga
Atli Rafn Sigurðsson ... Gulli
Guðrún María Bjarnadóttir ... Ingey
Lilja Nótt Þórarinsdóttir ... Gunna
Benedikt Ingi Armannsson ... Óli (as Benedikt Ingi Ármannsson)
Monica Abendroth ... Kona á Skipper
Sigurður Pálmi Sigurbjörnsson ... Pizzasendill
Ólafur Evert Ulfsson ... Hlynur yngri (as Ólafur Evert)
Guðrún Ósk Maríasdóttir ... Elsa yngri.
Ingi Haraldsson ... Þröstur yngri
Steinar V. Ægisson ... Marri Yngri
Óskírö Baröarsdóttir ... Kristinn Milagros
Buörún Helga Tryggvadóttir ... Kristinn Milagros
Tristan Alex Jónsson ... Kristinn Milagros
Jón Pétur Þorsteinsson ... Börn í Fjölskylduboði
Elmar Johnson ... Börn í Fjölskylduboði
Kristín Hrönn Gunnarsdóttir ... Börn í Fjölskylduboði
Lilja Björg Gunnarsdóttir ... Börn í Fjölskylduboði
Fríða Bonnie Andersen ... Systir Marra
Cosimo Heimir F. Einarsson ... José (as Coslom H.F. Einarsson)
Sólrún Yngvadóttir ... Sunddrottning
Ragnhildur Guðnadóttir ... Kærasti Ellerts
Konráð Valsson ... Sjoppueigandi
Lísa Kristjánsdóttir ... Lesbísk kona á bar
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Katrin Baldursdóttir ... Flamenco nemandi
Kristinn Á. Friðbjörnsson ... Prestur
Brynhildur Guðjónsdóttir ... Staðgengill Lolu
Vilborg Halldórsdóttir ... Flamenco nemandi
Sólveig Hauksdóttir ... Flamenco nemandi
Halla Margrét Jóhannesdóttir ... Flamenco nemandi
Hildur Jóhannesdóttir ... Flamenco nemandi
Anna Jóhannsdóttir ... Flamenco nemandi
Jón Atli Jónasson ... Par á kióetti (as Jon Atli Jónasson)
Eva María Jónsdóttir ... Flamenco nemandi
Kristbjörg Kjartansdóttir ... Flamenco nemandi
Yvonne Leftner ... Flamenco nemandi
Linda Sigurjónsdóttir ... Par á kióetti
Eyrún Stelnsson ... Eróbikkgella
Kristin Valsdóttir ... Flamenco nemandi
Nanna Hiff Yngvadóttir ... Flamenco nemandi
Maria Heba Þokelsdóttir ... Flamenco nemandi

Ingvar Þórðarson ... Sjúkraliði
Baltasar Breki Baltasarsson ... (uncredited)
Bjarki Guðjónsson ... (uncredited)
Dagbjört Rós Helgadóttir ... (uncredited)
Esther Jökulsdóttir ... (uncredited)
Eyvindur Karlsson ... (uncredited)
Sturla Sighvatsson ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Baltasar Kormákur 
 
Writing credits
Hallgrímur Helgason (novel)

Baltasar Kormákur 

Produced by
Michael P. Aust .... co-producer
Baltasar Kormákur .... producer
Markus Selin .... co-producer: Finland
Magnús Viðar Sigurðsson .... line producer (as Magnús V. Sigurðsson)
Ingvar Þórðarson .... producer
 
Original Music by
Damon Albarn 
Einar Örn Benediktsson 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Steuger 
 
Film Editing by
Skule Eriksen 
Sigvaldi J. Kárason 
 
Casting by
Andrea Brabin 
 
Makeup Department
Manolo García .... personal hair stylist: Victoria Abril
Ásta Hafthórsdóttir .... key makeup artist
Ana Lozano .... personal makeup artist: Victoria Abril
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Thoromar Jónsson .... assistant director
Lísa Kristjánsdóttir .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Emil Petursson .... head carpenter
 
Sound Department
Kjartan Kjartansson .... sound
Ingvar Lundberg .... sound editor
Ingvar Lundberg .... split mixer
James Seddon .... dolby consultant
 
Special Effects by
Haukur Karlsson .... special effects technician
Eggert Ketilsson .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Lutz Lemke .... title sequence designer/animator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Geir Magnússon .... electrician
Michael Müller .... key grip
Fridrik Orn .... still photographer
Ingvar Stefánsson .... best boy
 
Transportation Department
Hilmar Thor Arnason .... transportation
Skúli Þór Hilmarsson .... driver: Victoriu Abril
 
Other crew
Dalla Johannsdottir .... script supervisor
 

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88 min
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Trivia:
101 is the zip code for Reykjavik's town center, the oldest part of town, this part of town is home to Iceland's cultural elite.See more »
Quotes:
Hlynur:I'll be dead after I die. I was dead before I was born. Life is a break from death.See more »
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25 out of 46 people found the following review useful.
911 Iceland..., 19 August 2004
Author: Coventry from the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls

This more or less seems to become a new trend: European countries – not particularly known for their rich history in film-making – surprise the world with semi-artistic movies telling us how boring life is in this particular country. F*cking Amal did so for Sweden…and 101 Reykjavik represents Iceland's pride and joy. I really like the lackadaisical tone of this film and especially the main character Hlynur is great! I love these Icelandic names, by the way…and the language is lovely! Anyway, Hlynur is a 30 something single man who gives cigarettes to 4-year-olds and daydreams about butchering his closest relatives with a shotgun…on Christmas day! He still lives with his mother while he already looks forward to drawing a pension. Oh, he also occasionally bangs his mother's Flamenco dance-teacher. Her name is Lola and every time her name is mentioned the song by The Kinks can be heard on a harmonica, which is rather funny. Anyway, Hlynur doesn't know that Lola is the lesbian toygirl of his mother…Just your typical day in 101 Reykjavik.

101 Reykjavik is very funny, only because the main character is such a loser! And everybody knows is a lot more interesting to observe a loser instead of a fake action hero, right? The different subjects handled in this film all may look very controversial, but the terrific use of black humor and satire makes it a lot easier to digest. And, it must be said, the film features a few extremely ingenious findings! In a brilliantly comical scene, Hlynur irritates a traffic warden by putting extra coins in every parking meter so that he can't write a single ticket. I'd certainly recommend this film, as long as you're not expecting an authentic masterpiece. It's clever, creative and filled with nudity (male and female). If they made one lesson clear with this movie, it's: don't ever settle in Iceland!

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