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Djúpið (2012)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 21 May 2013 (USA)
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Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.

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Gulli
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Palli (as Jóhann G. Jóhannsson)
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Jón
Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson ...
Lárus
Björn Thors ...
Hannes
Walter Grímsson ...
Raggi (as Walter Geir Grimsson)
Thora Bjorg Helga ...
Halla (as Þorbjörg Helga Þorgilsdóttir)
Guðjón Pedersen ...
Erlingur Prófessor
Theodór Júlíusson ...
Foreldrar Gulli
María Sigurðardóttir ...
Foreldrar Gulli
Stormur J.K. Baltarsarsson ...
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Martin Halldórsson ...
Spæderman - Gilli
Sindri Árdal Bergsteinssoon ...
Gulli (Sem Dreengur)
Ólafur Ingi Sigurðsson ...
Palli (Sem Drengur)
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Prestur
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Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.

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The most honored Icelandic film of all time. See more »

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Action | Drama

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The Deep  »

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€2,000,000 (estimated)
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The official submission of Iceland to the Best Foreign Language Film for the 85th Academy Awards 2013. See more »

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The events in the movie take place in 1984. When the main protagonist, the only survivor of the boat accident, undergoes a test in the Navy Hospital in London, one of the doctors introduces the other three participants of the test as members of the SBS, the Special Boat Services, a UK special forces unit. The name by which the doctor refers to the unit is incorrect. In 1984, this UK special forces unit in question was called the Special Boat Squadron. It was renamed to Special Boat Service (and not "Services") only three years later, in 1987. See more »

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Highly recommended
20 November 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is must see movie. It is so refreshing to watch a non-Hollywood production that is honest, well-filmed and memorable.

The movie is based on true events.

I liked the cinematography, learning e little bit about the life in a small island nation, and having the story unfold.

The plot is not super-intense but showing the lives of the sailors before they go on the fishing trip makes the drama very realistic.

A real story, of real people, well told.

You will enjoy this film.

No Hollywood. That's good.


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