Atómstöðin (1984)

"The Atom Station" deals with the most controversial issue in Iceland after World War II: the attitude towards the NATO base in Keflavik.


Þorsteinn Jónsson (screenplay), Halldór Laxness (novel) | 2 more credits »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir ... Ugla
Gunnar Eyjólfsson Gunnar Eyjólfsson ... Búi Árland
Jonina Scott Jonina Scott ... Frú Árland (as Jónína Ólafsdóttir)
Helgi Björnsson Helgi Björnsson ... Arngrímur Árland
Sigrún Edda Björnsdóttir Sigrún Edda Björnsdóttir ... Guðný Árland
Hannes Ottósson Hannes Ottósson ... Þórður Árland
Birna Ósk Einarsdóttir Birna Ósk Einarsdóttir ... Þórgunnur Árland
Arnar Jónsson Arnar Jónsson ... Gunnar
Árni Tryggvason Árni Tryggvason ... Organisti
Sigurður Sigurjónsson ... Jens
Barði Guðmundsson Barði Guðmundsson ... Benjamín
Þóra Friðriksdóttir Þóra Friðriksdóttir ... Kleópatra
Þóra Borg Þóra Borg ... Móðir organista
Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir ... Jóna matsleja
Baldvin Halldórsson Baldvin Halldórsson ... Falur


"The Atom Station" deals with the most controversial issue in Iceland after World War II: the attitude towards the NATO base in Keflavik. The story takes place in the post-war climate, when a foreign super power wants to establish an atomic station in Iceland and corrupt politicians try to carry it through Parliament. The story of a nation is reflected in the story of a young girl who has to choose between two men, two life styles. How is she to maintain her freedom as a person ? How is a small nation to keep its independence in the struggle between the great powers ? Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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3 March 1984 (Iceland) See more »

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