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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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Kristófer
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Lilja Nótt Þórarinsdóttir ...
Íris
Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson ...
Jensen
Victor Löw ...
Hoogland
Jörundur Ragnarsson ...
Arnór
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Elvar
Theodór Júlíusson ...
Runólfur
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Pálmi Kormákur Baltasarsson ...
Skúli
Stormur Jón Kormákur Baltasarsson ...
Egill
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Walter Grímsson ...
Sigmar
Brynja Valdís Gísladóttir ...
Elsa
Guðmundur Haraldsson ...
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Ragnar Erling Hermannsson ...
Tóti
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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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The actor who plays the main character, Kristófer ('Balthasar Kormákur') is the director of the movie Contraband (2012). Contraband is a remake of this film. See more »

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Reykjavik-Rotterdam is an exciting thriller with comedy
6 October 2008 | by (Iceland) – See all my reviews

Reykjavik-Rotterdam is not only a thriller, but also a family story. Although the beginning is violent, and violence is there throughout the movie, the family elements, i.e. the main character, Christophers family gives the movie depth and a realistic perspective. The comedy element is also there throughout. This excellent combination of thriller and comedy throws the audience between laugher, excitement, thrill and compassion. The part that happens in Rotterdam gives the movie a fresh peak. Baltasar Kormákur handles the main role (Christopher) brilliantly. It is nice to see him act again after an absence of the screen for quite a while. One would guess that his emphasis on working as director and producer the last years has leveled him upward as an actor. Ingvar Sigurdsson also delivers his character (Steingrimur) with fine sensitivity, as often before. There are two new upcoming stars worth to mention. Lilja Nott (Iris) is convincing as the mother of two boys and wife of Christopher, which has obviously not been too easy to handle often before due to his smuggling habit. Jóhannes Haukur (Eiríkur) has a strong presence and is convincing as the violent drug dealer. He has arrived to stay in the Icelandic scene at least. I definitely recommend Reykjavik-Rotterdam.


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