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Under the Glacier (1989)

Kristnihald undir Jökli (original title)
A hapless guy from the city visits an isolated Icelandic seaside settlement. He gradually realizes that the seals are not what they seem, and that two of the inhabitants are magicians, ... See full summary »

Writers:

Halldór Laxness (novel), Gerald Wilson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sigurður Sigurjónsson ... Umbi
Baldvin Halldórsson Baldvin Halldórsson ... Séra Jón Prímus
Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir ... Úa
Kristbjörg Kjeld ... Hnallflóra
Helgi Skúlason ... Godman Sý ngmann
Þórhallur Sigurðsson Þórhallur Sigurðsson ... Jódínus Álfberg
Rúrik Haraldsson Rúrik Haraldsson ... Tumi Jónsen
Sólveig Halldórsdóttir Sólveig Halldórsdóttir ... Fína Jónsen
Guðrún Þ. Stephensen Guðrún Þ. Stephensen ... Frú Tuma Jónsen (as Guðrún Stephensen)
Gestur Einar Jónasson Gestur Einar Jónasson ... Helgi Lángvetningur (as Gestur E. Jónasson)
Egill Ólafsson ... Saknússemm annar
Panos Coutras Panos Coutras ... Epímenídes
Valgeir Skagfjörð Valgeir Skagfjörð ... Gígjarinn
Ívar Webster Ívar Webster ... James Butler
Þorsteinn Hannesson Þorsteinn Hannesson ... Kardínáli
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Storyline

A hapless guy from the city visits an isolated Icelandic seaside settlement. He gradually realizes that the seals are not what they seem, and that two of the inhabitants are magicians, vieing for the favour of a mysterious woman. Liberated from a spell, she proves to be a magician too. Then he falls in love.... Written by <mccardle@interlog.com>

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Genres:

Fantasy | Comedy

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Country:

Iceland

Language:

Icelandic

Release Date:

25 February 1989 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

Under the Glacier See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Umbi, Magma Films See more »
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Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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