Excerpts of the life of a waiter who, living alone and isolated from the outside world developed an abysmal hatred of his fellow man. He finds himself quiz show after quiz show and then ... See full summary »
The crew on board the fishing vessel Undercurrent RE 29 has become uncomfortably numb with its never ending routine of week long tours at sea. Then, during one dark and dreary night this ... See full summary »
Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson,
Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir,
Björn Hlynur Haraldsson
Three tales of three people who have a lasting effect on one another. A young writer whose career is skyrocketing finds himself in a stormy marriage. He divorces his wife after the death of... See full summary »
Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson
Leifur Sigurdarson, an unstoppable ladies man and alcoholic parliament member, is forced in rehab by his friend and boss, the Prime Minister of Iceland. But before he gets spanked in public... See full summary »
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson,
Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir
Chronicles the history, ideology and aesthetic of Norwegian black metal - a musical subculture infamous as much for a series of murders and church arsons as it is for its unique musical and... See full summary »
A conspiracy-theorizing filmmaker meets with a prospective producer in order to pitch a movie about the death of real-life German politician Uwe Barschel, in which the official ruling of suicide raised more questions than answers.
Multiple stories going on that are pulled together neatly at the end. I suppose you could call it a very funny tragedy, too. Acting and directing are well done. Even if your only intent is to capture additional insight into the land of Bjork (Iceland), you'll come away surprised and satisfied.
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