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Pastoral Life (1984)

Dalalíf (original title)
The inventive scoundrels from New Life, Thor and Danny, return in this sequel with a new bag of tricks. Here they present themselves as experts on agriculture and hoax an unfortunate farmer... See full summary »

Writers:

Þráinn Bertelsson (script), Ari Kristinsson (script)
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Karl Ágúst Úlfsson Karl Ágúst Úlfsson ... Daníel Ólafsson
Eggert Þorleifsson Eggert Þorleifsson ... Þór Magnússon
Hrafnhildur Valbjörnsdottir Hrafnhildur Valbjörnsdottir ... Katrín (as Hrafnhildur Valbjörnsdóttir)
Sigurður Sigurjónsson ... JP
Marentza Poulsen Marentza Poulsen ... Marit
Gudmundur Ingi Kristjansson Gudmundur Ingi Kristjansson ... Frambjóðandi (as Guðmundur Ingi Kristjánsson)
Jón Ormar Ormsson Jón Ormar Ormsson ... Einar
Þorvarður Helgason Þorvarður Helgason ... Gunnar bóndi
Teitur Minh Phuoc Du Teitur Minh Phuoc Du ... Snorri Sturluson
Sveinbjörn Benteinsson Sveinbjörn Benteinsson ... Allsherjargoði
Elva Sigtryggsdóttir Elva Sigtryggsdóttir ... Afgreiðslustúlka
Þráinn Bertelsson Þráinn Bertelsson ... Verslunarstjóri
Jón Gíslason Jón Gíslason ... Sigurður Bóndi
Sólrún Þórarinsdóttir Sólrún Þórarinsdóttir ... Frú Jóna
Sigridur Björnsdottir Sigridur Björnsdottir ... Frú Snjólaug (as Sigríður Björnsdóttir)
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The inventive scoundrels from New Life, Thor and Danny, return in this sequel with a new bag of tricks. Here they present themselves as experts on agriculture and hoax an unfortunate farmer into trusting them with his animals while going abroad. Obviously, he shouldn't have.

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This is the second film in the "Life" trilogy. See more »

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Followed by A Policeman's Life (1985) See more »

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An Icelandic Comedy
24 February 1999 | by jeremy-33See all my reviews

A comedy about two guys (Þór og Danni) from the city that go to the country to work pretending to be used to the country life. Then soon it appears that they aren't as used to it as they say. It's an extremely funny film and is well worth seeing.


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Iceland

Release Date:

October 1984 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

Nýtt lif 2 See more »

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