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Falcons (2002)

Fálkar (original title)
Simon a mysterious man with a past returns to Iceland with the intention to end his no good life. Before he can complete his task he meets a young women DÚA who he believes might be his ... See full summary »
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Simon
Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir ...
Dúa
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Cop (as Ingvar E. Sigurðsson)
Magnús Ólafsson ...
Lobbi
Margrét Ólafsdóttir ...
Auntie
Friðrik Friðriksson ...
Young Policeman
Axel Prahl ...
Car Seller
Marisa Calcagno ...
Sabine
Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir ...
Barmaid
Ramin Yazdani ...
Scarface
Geo von Krogh ...
Man from Salvation Army
Hark Bohm ...
A Man of the World
Guðmundur Ólafsson ...
Doctor
Theodór Júlíusson ...
Bus Driver
Randver Þorláksson ...
Custom's Officer
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Simon a mysterious man with a past returns to Iceland with the intention to end his no good life. Before he can complete his task he meets a young women DÚA who he believes might be his daughter. When she gets into trouble with the police Simon represses his death wish and decides to help her out. Together they flee to the city of Hamburg and smuggle with them what used to be the greatest export of the Vikings, an Icelandic Falcon. Their plan is to sell it to wealthy Arabs. Written by Iceman

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beautiful pictures of Iceland and brilliant of Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir
23 April 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I saw this film in 2003 when I was given the video...I fell in love with it from the first moment on. The story was not so much my cup of tea...but it was told with beautiful pictures.

An Ex-Con who comes to Iceland willing to commit suicide gets solved by his daughter but in the end he has to die for her (in a way). There are just some dialogues --- or better: monologues of Keith Carradine's character Simon --- that come across too "simple".

Even though he is said to be the star of the movie it is actually Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir. She makes the character of Dúa shine and gives her a slightly mysterious note. The true beauty of this movie lies in Dúa and in the Icelandic scenery of which she is a re-presentation.


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