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Reykjavik-Rotterdam (2008)
"Reykjavík Rotterdam" (original title)

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Financial concerns tempt a security guard to return to his smuggling ways.

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Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson ...
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Victor Löw ...
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Skúli
Stormur Jón Kormákur Baltasarsson ...
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Financial concerns tempt a security guard to return to his smuggling ways.

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One last chance... one final score.

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3 October 2008 (Iceland)  »

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Reykjavík to Rotterdam  »

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Iceland's official submission to 82nd Academy Award's Foreign Language in 2010. See more »

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Icelandic action as you've never seen it before
10 October 2008 | by (Iceland) – See all my reviews

I'm not going to spoil anything. So I won't go into any details about the story. I hate when people do that.

Here we have an Icelandic thriller that kept you excited right from the beginning to the very end. I absolutely loved the story, it was fresh and original and distinctively better than most Icelandic films that have tried to depict the dark side of Reykjavík (Iceland's capital). Looking back at films made over 10 years ago, such as "Nei er ekkert svar", it's simply astounding to see how far Icelandic film making has come. This really is an A-level action thriller which I found to be more entertaining than most movies in the similar genre I've seen during the past months. I think the director did an excellent job and Baltasar Kormákur should seriously consider acting more alongside directing because he shows and proves it beyond any doubt that he is one of Iceland's greatest actors. Iceland could of course use more actors because you kind of see the same faces over and over again, every time a film is made. However, when a film is as well casted as this one, one forgets that very quickly. All characters had found their way to just the right people. I must give kudos to Baltasar, Lilja, Ingvar, Þröstur, Ólafur, Jörundur, Victor... Jeez, just all of you. Thank you for a superb film.

Highly recommended, see it as soon as possible.


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