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Remote Control (1992)

Sódóma Reykjavík (original title)
Since his mother wants to watch TV, Axel, a young auto-mechanic, must recover her remote control, accidentally taken by his punk sister Maja. During his quest, he becomes involved in the ... See full summary »

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Óskar Jónasson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Björn Jörundur Friðbjörnsson Björn Jörundur Friðbjörnsson ... Axel
Þórarinn Eyfjörð Þórarinn Eyfjörð ... Flosi
Thorarinn Oskar Thorarinsson Thorarinn Oskar Thorarinsson ... Vigfús
Helga Braga Jónsdóttir Helga Braga Jónsdóttir ... Símastúlka
Þóra Friðriksdóttir Þóra Friðriksdóttir ... Mamma
Margrét Hugrún Gústavsdóttir Margrét Hugrún Gústavsdóttir ... Mæja
Sigurjón Kjartansson ... Orri
Soley Eliasdottir Soley Eliasdottir ... Unnur
Óttarr Proppé Óttarr Proppé ... Hrólfur
Ari Matthíasson Ari Matthíasson ... Þorbjörn
Erling Jóhannesson Erling Jóhannesson ... Arnar
Pétur Eggerz Pétur Eggerz ... Sveinn
Helgi Björnsson Helgi Björnsson ... Moli
Ólafur Guðmundsson Ólafur Guðmundsson ... Árni
Björn Karlsson Björn Karlsson ... Höddi Feiti
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Since his mother wants to watch TV, Axel, a young auto-mechanic, must recover her remote control, accidentally taken by his punk sister Maja. During his quest, he becomes involved in the conflict between Moli, the liquor smuggler, and Aggi, a night club owner who wants to be Iceland's first mafia boss. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Country:

Iceland

Language:

Icelandic

Release Date:

8 October 1992 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

Remote Control See more »

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The Icelandic title is, literally, in English, "Sodom Reykjavik" See more »

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While the credits roll we fly over Reykjavík, and at the end we see the ship Akraborgin and Brjánn and Aggi on it arguing. See more »

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Best Icelandic film yet...
22 January 2001 | by gneee!See all my reviews

Iceland has been making pretty good movies over the last couple of years. 101 Reykjavik, the Icelandic dream, and of course, Angels of the Universe...

But before that, all we really had was this... My favourite Icelandic movie!!! The dialog was both incredibly stupid and hilarious, yet somehow believable. I especially liked the three mobster wannabes: "Unnur... Unnur... mmm"

Well, I guess you have to be from Iceland to find it as funny as I did... Much of the dialog is almost impossible to translate.


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