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Arctic (2018)

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A man stranded in the Arctic after an airplane crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown.

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Joe Penna
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mads Mikkelsen ... Overgård
Maria Thelma Smáradóttir ... Young Woman (as María Thelma)
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Storyline

A man stranded in the Arctic after an airplane crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown in hopes of making it out alive. Written by Bleecker Street

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Taglines:

Survival is its own Journey.

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and some bloody images | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

Iceland

Language:

English | Danish

Release Date:

31 January 2019 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Arctic See more »

Filming Locations:

Iceland

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,878, 3 February 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,383,890, 24 April 2019
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39
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Trivia

The character's name in the film is "H. Overgard." The H is never defined, but has been hinted as Hannibal by the director. See more »

Goofs

The young woman's ID was written in Thai however she spoke Japanese saying "Watashiwa.." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Evening Urgant: Mads Mikkelsen/Oleg Mityaev (2019) See more »

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Great Survival Story
12 March 2019 | by SantaCruzReviewsSee all my reviews

Fantastic movie. Very engaging from start to finish. Mads conveyed a wide range of emotions with such believability, it could've been a documentary. However, the writers were able to script such depth in reguards to the value of human connection, valuing life and fighting for survival with every ounce of the human spirit. Mads Mikkelson is a master at non-verbally displaying and conveying deep human emotion and intense suffering. The only question the viewer is left to ponder is.... did the characters ever go poo and pee?


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