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Two friends, who are experienced whale hunters, decide to settle down in Rekyavik at the end of the whaling season. During a night on the town, the duo lands in a heap of trouble after they... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thorarinn Oskar Thorarinsson Thorarinn Oskar Thorarinsson ... Grímur (as Þórarinn Óskar Þórarinsson)
Eggert Gudmundsson Eggert Gudmundsson ... Bubbi
Harald G. Haraldsson Harald G. Haraldsson ... Skrifstofumaður (as Haraldur G. Haraldsson)
Karl Guðmundsson Karl Guðmundsson ... Bílstjóri á Volvo
Auður Jónsdóttir Auður Jónsdóttir ... Amma
Eggert Þorleifsson Eggert Þorleifsson ... Billjardspilari
Helgi Björnsson Helgi Björnsson ... Billjardspilari
Guðbjörg Thoroddsen Guðbjörg Thoroddsen ... Ebba
Björn Karlsson Björn Karlsson ... Kiddi
Hrönn Steingrímsdóttir Hrönn Steingrímsdóttir ... Þura
Þorsteinn Hannesson Þorsteinn Hannesson ... Nágranni
Baldvin Halldórsson Baldvin Halldórsson ... Varðstjóri
Bríet Héðinsdóttir Bríet Héðinsdóttir ... Skúringakona
Valdimar Örn Flygenring Valdimar Örn Flygenring ... Víkingasveitarforingi (as Valdimar Flygenring)
Þorgerður Sigurðardóttir Þorgerður Sigurðardóttir ... Dansmær
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Two friends, who are experienced whale hunters, decide to settle down in Rekyavik at the end of the whaling season. During a night on the town, the duo lands in a heap of trouble after they are thrown out of one establishment after another. As events escalate the two men break into a weapons shop and arm themselves with rifles for a confrontation with the police. Written by Todd K. Bowman

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Country:

Iceland

Language:

Icelandic

Release Date:

14 February 1987 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

White Whales See more »

Filming Locations:

Hvalfjörður, Iceland See more »

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1.85 : 1
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