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Mr. Bjarnfreðarson (2009)
"Bjarnfreðarson" (original title)

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Georg tries to get his life back on track after a five year stint in jail.

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Hilmir Jensson ...
Roy Washington ungur
Jökull Steinarsson ...
Georg nýfæddur
Guðmundur Lúðvík Þorvaldsson ...
Grannur fangi
Guðmundur Fjalar Ísfeld ...
Þéttur fangi
Katla M. Þorgeirsdóttir ...
Emilia fangavörður (as Katla Margrét Þorgeirsdóttir)
Björgvin Ingason ...
Fangavörður
Elín Ósk Hölludóttir ...
Fangavörður
Edda Arnljótsdóttir ...
Hjördis fangelsisstjóri
Emil Adrian Devaney ...
Jón Danielsson
Dagur Ingi Axelsson ...
Sævar Danielsson
Jörundur Ragnarsson ...
Sara Margrét Nordahl ...
Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon ...
Ólafur Ragnar Hannesson
Arnar Freyr Karlsson ...
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Georg tries to get his life back on track after a five year stint in jail.

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26 December 2009 (Iceland)  »

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ISK 140,000,000 (estimated)
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Great film - but watch the TV series first!
23 September 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Just watched this film last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. However, you should know that this movie is the fourth installment of an Icelandic TV series. The three preceding comedy series were called The Night Shift (Næturvaktin), The Day Shift (Dagvaktin), and The Prison Shift (Fangavaktin). Although I think this film could probably stand on its own, it would be far more rewarding if you watch it as the final chapter about these three amazing characters (Georg, Ólafur, & Daníel) which had been so vividly brought to life in the TV show. The film is generally less comedic than the TV shows were, but the character development is highly rewarding.


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