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A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)

A husband and wife tangle with an investigator over her dead brother's million-dollar insurance policy.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kharl Anton Leigh ...
Young Boy Rodriguez
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Frank
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Abe Holt
Juan Carlos Pardo Pardo ...
Mr. Rodriguez
Damon Younger ...
Long Haired Man
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Josie
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Russle
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William
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Isold
Alfred Harmsworth ...
Thor
Vladas Bagdonas ...
Coroner
Felix Eyjólfsson ...
Auto Mechanic
Margrét Ólafsdóttir ...
Elderly lady in the Park
Birgir Sigurðsson ...
Elderly man in a commercial (as Birgir Sigurdsson)
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Storyline

After a suspicious fatal car accident in Hastings where the identity of the victim was forged, the Quality Life insurance company sends their smart investigator Abe Holt to identify the body. The unique beneficiary of the one million dollars death benefit is the sister of the victim, Isold, who lives with her son Thor and her husband Fred in a poor cabin in the middle of nowhere. Along the investigation, Abe discloses the truth about the fraud, but feels sorry for Isold and Thor and tries to help them with tragic consequences. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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There is no such thing as a no fault death. See more »

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Rated R for language, some violence and disturbing images | See all certifications »
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26 December 2005 (Iceland)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Julia Stiles was in the Bourne Trilogy from 2002 to 2007 and her co-star Jeremy Renner was in Bourne Legacy 2012. See more »

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Raindrops
Guitar performed by Pétur Ben
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Iceland turns into Hastings
15 January 2006 | by (Iceland) – See all my reviews

Great movie, amazing to see see how they used the countryside of Iceland to display a small town in the USA. As well as the scenes from the "big city" which where all shot in Reykjavík the capital of Iceland, where they only put American signs on the buildings to turn it all into an American city.

The story is really good, all the unexpected twists and turns keep you interested throughout the whole movie.

I also have to make a comment on the soundtrack, incredible work by the young Icelandic artist 'Mugison'. A solo guitarist with incredible talent. The lyrics are great and the rhythm of the music fits the story perfectly.


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