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Eleven Men Out (2005)
"Strákarnir okkar" (original title)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  2 September 2005 (Iceland)
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The star player of Icelands top football team causes a stir when he admits to being gay to his team mates and then goes on a journey to discover himself (with the help of the local press). ... See full summary »

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Ottar Thor
Helgi Björnsson ...
Pétur
Arnmundur Ernst Björnsson ...
Magnus
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Gugga (as Lilja Nótt)
Sigurður Skúlason ...
Eiríkur
Lilja Guðrún Þorvaldsdóttir ...
Ragnheiður
Jón Atli Jónasson ...
Orri
Björk Jakobsdóttir ...
Lára
Damon Younger ...
Brósi
Erlendur Eiríksson ...
Valdimar Örn Flygenring ...
Valdi
Marius Sverrisson ...
Starri
Viðir Guðmundsson ...
Daníel
Magnús Jónsson ...
Aron
Davíð Guðbrandsson ...
Ingvar
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The star player of Icelands top football team causes a stir when he admits to being gay to his team mates and then goes on a journey to discover himself (with the help of the local press). He soon finds himself on the bench for most of his teams matches and decides to call it quits and join a small amateur team made up of men like himself - gay guys trying to play football in a straight world of Icelandic fishing culture machoism. Written by mosfilm

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The beautiful game just got prettier

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport

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Rated R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

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2 September 2005 (Iceland)  »

Also Known As:

11 Homens Dentro do Campo e Fora do Armário  »

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Budget:

€1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,302 (USA) (16 November 2007)

Gross:

$1,302 (USA) (16 November 2007)
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Georg: So you are seriously telling me you are all gay?
Pétur: Yes this is the gay team from the south.
Georg: That's so interesting. We like to think of ourselves as quite liberal in this village, we even run a multicultural center... my wife runs it, it's called Café Cambodia. It has Kareoki.
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Very cute film
8 June 2006 | by (New York City, United States) – See all my reviews

i really enjoyed this film...caught it at the American Scandinavian Foundation last night here in NYC. it was a realistic, emotional, and full of humor. of course, the sexy hunky guys were a plus!! does it really rain so much in iceland? i thought bjorn and lilja were wonderful actors. i was impressed with their work. and the scene where the mother is on the bed crying...HILARIOUS and very realistic. my mother did something similar when i came out at the age of 17. so the dialogue about the dish was perfect. i thought the film did a good job of showing what a teenage son might go through with a parent coming out. i'm just glad no one killed themselves, like in most icelandic films i've seen! instead, this one ends on a really light, positive note. i wonder what the reality of gay live in iceland is...i'll have to research that. thanks, Mr. Douglas, for a very enjoyable film!


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