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Svartur á leik ()


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After being reacquainted with a childhood friend Stebbi joins the drug trade world in order to pay off his debt. Inspired by actual events.

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Stebbi psycho (as Þorvaldur Davið Kristjánsson)
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Tóti
Damon Younger ...
Bruno
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Dagný (as Maria Birta Bjarnadóttir)
Vignir Rafn Valþórsson ...
Robbi Rotta
Egill Einarsson ...
Sævar K
Björn Jörundur Friðbjörnsson ...
Óskar tattoo
Ísak Hinriksson ...
Nóri litli
Andri Már Birgisson ...
Rósi
Þór Jóhannesson ...
Eddi Krueger
Rúnar Freyr Gíslason ...
Árni Jónsson
Hilmar Jonsson ...
Konráð Geirsson (as Hilmar Jónsson)
Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson ...
Jói Faraó
Steinn Ármann Magnússon ...
Einar skakki
Sveinn Geirsson ...
Viktor (as Sveinn Þ. Geirsson)
Jórunn Steinsson ...
Dagný's Friend
Hera Rún Ragnarsdóttir ...
Dagný's Friend
Móeirður S. Skúladóttir ...
Dagný's Friend
Lilja Ingibjargardóttir ...
Dagný's Friend
Maria Thelma Smáradóttir ...
Dagný's Friend
Emma Lovísa Fjeldsted ...
Dagnýs Friend
Júlía Hannam ...
Mamma Tóta
Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir ...
Housewife
Erlendur Eiríksson
Jón Páll Leifsson ...
Networker
Þorbergur G. Helgason
Sigrún Edda Björnsdóttir ...
Sævar K's Mother
Rúnar Guðbrandsson ...
Sævar K's Father
Bjarni Gautur ...
Albert
Þórhallur Sigurðsson ...
Shop Owner
Stefán Máni ...
Police Officer (as Stefán Máni Sigþórsson)
Jóhannes Sverrisson ...
Ingo's Cousin
Brynjar Þór Þorsteinsson ...
Electrician
Guðbrandur Loki Rúnarsson ...
Punk
Hrannar Pétursson ...
Journalist
Suda Jósteinsson ...
Asian Sister #1
Wasiphon Thongyot ...
Asian Sister #2
Erlendur Björnsson ...
Police Officer in Jail
Guðrún Lilja Guðmundsdóttir ...
Jói Faraó's Wife
Viðar Þór Guðmundsson ...
Judge
Hulda Þórisdóttir ...
Prosecutor
Hrund Finnbogadóttir ...
Waitress
Alma Rut Ásgeirdóttir
Einar Guðmundur Guðjónsson ...
Pastor
Dagmar Arnardóttir ...
Police Officer
Sara Òsk Þórisdóttir ...
Teenage Girl
Húnbogi Jóhannsson ...
Lithuanian
Þorvaldur Birgir Arnarsson ...
Lithuanian
Steinunn Þórðardóttir
Davíð Örn Arnarson
Sævar Sigurðsson ...
Police Officer at Airport
Davíð Már Sigursteinsson ...
Rebbi lögga
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sigurdur Ingi ...
Þröstur (scenesDeleted) (as Sigurður Ingi)
Stefan B. Onundarson ...
Guest at New Years Party
Rútur Skæringur
Selma Björnsdóttir ...
Herself (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Birgitta Sigursteinsdóttir ...
Extra (uncredited)

Directed by

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Óskar Thór Axelsson

Written by (WGA)

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Óskar Thór Axelsson ... (script writer)
 
Stefán Máni ... (novel)

Produced by

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Chris Briggs ... executive producer
Heidar Mar Gudjonsson ... executive producer
Gagga Jonsdottir ... line producer (as Rannveig Jónsdóttir)
Hlín Jóhannesdóttir ... associate producer
Arnar Knutsson ... producer
Skuli Fr. Malmquist ... producer
Thor Sigurjonsson ... producer
Andri Sveinsson ... executive producer
Nicolas Winding Refn ... executive producer

Music by

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Frank Hall

Cinematography by

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Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson

Film Editing by

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Kristján Loðmfjörð

Editorial Department

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Bjarki Guðjónsson ... on-line editor
Ísak Jónsson ... log & loader
Ghislain Rio ... colorist

Production Design by

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Haukur Karlsson

Art Direction by

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Júlía Katrínardóttir

Costume Design by

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Margrét Einarsdóttir

Makeup Department

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Aðalheiður S. Dam ... assistant makeup artist
Heimir Sverrisson ... key prosthetics
Steinunn Þórðardóttir ... key makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Sindri Páll Kjartansson ... first assistant director
Sandra Steinþórsdóttir ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Davíð Örn Arnarson ... stand by props
Aron Bergmann Magnússon ... props
Heimir Sverrisson ... property master
Johannes Sverrisson ... carpenter (as Jóhannes Sverrisson)

Sound Department

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Huldar Freyr Arnarson ... supervising sound editor (re-recording mixer)
Arni Gustafsson ... sound recordist
Kjartan Kjartansson ... sound designer
Ingvar Lundberg ... sound designer / sound editor
Julien Martin ... foley recordist
Julien Naudin ... foley artist
Gunnar Oskarsson ... sound effects editor
Björn Viktorsson ... sound recordist
Viktor Smári Ágústsson ... boom operator

Special Effects by

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Haukur Karlsson ... special effects supervisor
Johannes Sverrisson ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Omar Gudjonsson ... visual effects
Bjarki Guðjónsson ... visual effects
Kristján U. Kristjánsson ... digital artist

Stunts

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Valdimar Jóhannsson ... stunts
Johannes Sverrisson ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Egill Antonsson ... third assistant camera
Arnar Einarsson ... key grip
Godi Már Gudbjörnsson ... focus puller
Gunnar Auðunn Jóhannsson ... second assistant camera
Sigurdur Bahama Magnusson ... electrician
Geir Magnússon ... gaffer
Atli Kristófer Pétursson ... camera trainee
Erlendur Sveinsson ... grip

Casting Department

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Anna Svava Knútsdóttir ... casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Erla Hrund Gísladóttir ... costume assistant

Location Management

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Ragnar P. Pétursson ... location manager

Other crew

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Birgitta Bjornsdottir ... production coordinator
Erlingur Jack Gudmundsson ... production assistant
Arnar Benjamín Kristjánsson ... intern
Sunna Guðrún Pétursdóttir ... production assistant
Sævar Sigurðsson ... continuity
Jóel Sæmundsson ... production assistant

Production Companies

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Special Effects

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

In the mid to late 90's, the Reykjavik crime and drug scene saw a drastic change from a relatively small and innocent world into a much more aggressive and violent one.. The film tells the story of this change through the fictional gang of pushers that took control of Iceland's underworld. Written by Anonymous

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Also Known As
  • Svartur a leik (Iceland)
  • Black's Game (World-wide, English title)
  • Black's Game - Kaltes Land (Germany)
  • Zagrywka Czarnego (Poland)
  • Black's Game (Sweden)
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Runtime
  • 104 min
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