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The Twins (1981)

Jón Oddur & Jón Bjarni (original title)
The twins Jon Oddur and Jon Bjarni are growing up in Reykjavik in the early 1980s, where opinions and relationships between people are in a state of flux.
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Páll Jósefs Sævarsson Páll Jósefs Sævarsson ... Jón Oddur
Wilhelm Jósefs Sævarsson Wilhelm Jósefs Sævarsson ... Jón Bjarni
Steinunn Jóhannesdóttir Steinunn Jóhannesdóttir ... Mamma
Egill Ólafsson ... Pabbi
Laufey Sigurðardóttir Laufey Sigurðardóttir ... Anna Jóna
Þórhildur Ýr Arnardóttir Þórhildur Ýr Arnardóttir ... Magga
Herdís Þorvaldsdóttir Herdís Þorvaldsdóttir ... Amma Dreki
Gísli Halldórsson Gísli Halldórsson ... Kormákur afi
Sólrún Yngvadóttir Sólrún Yngvadóttir ... Soffía
Albert Eggertsson Albert Eggertsson
Arnþór Þorvaldsson Arnþór Þorvaldsson
Ásdís Skúladóttir Ásdís Skúladóttir
Björgvin Hallgrímsson Björgvin Hallgrímsson
Elín Sigurvinsdóttir Elín Sigurvinsdóttir
Gudjon Petterson Gudjon Petterson ... (as Guðjón Pedersen)
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The twins Jon Oddur and Jon Bjarni are growing up in Reykjavik in the early 1980s, where opinions and relationships between people are in a state of flux.

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Comedy | Family

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Country:

Iceland

Language:

Icelandic

Release Date:

26 December 1981 (Iceland) See more »

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The Twins See more »

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Norðan 8 See more »
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one of the best family films ever made in Iceland
7 January 2004 | by IslandiaSee all my reviews

Based on the classic novel by Guðrún Helgadóttir, this film is still very funny and has wide appeal to audiences of all ages. It is somewhat dated, but that only serves to make it funnier. The film covers the adventures of twin brothers Jón Oddur and Jón Bjarni, who get up to a lot of mischief - not Home Alone style, but rather real things that real kids might do.


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