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Íslenski draumurinn (2000)

A business man and weekend dad is getting worn down by family trouble, business failure and the continuous loss of his favourite football team.

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Róbert I. Douglas
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Cast

Credited cast:
Þórhallur Sverrisson Þórhallur Sverrisson ... Toti
Jón Gnarr ... Valli
Matt Keeslar ... The American
Hafdís Huld Hafdís Huld ... Dagmar
Laufey Brá Jónsdottir Laufey Brá Jónsdottir ... Silja the ex-wife
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Þorsteinn Bachmann ... Geiri
Felix Bergsson Felix Bergsson ... Neigbour
Milena Delgado Milena Delgado ... Spanish friend
Edda Björg Eyjólfsdóttir Edda Björg Eyjólfsdóttir ... Edda
Gunnar Eyjólfsson Gunnar Eyjólfsson ... Halldór the ex-inlaw
Guðrún Gísladóttir ... Mother
Björgvin Franz Gíslason Björgvin Franz Gíslason ... Johnny Norway (as Björgvin Franz)
Hafdís Helga Helgadóttir ... Sól (as Helga Hafdís)
Laufey Karítas Laufey Karítas ... Vala
Sigurjón Kjartansson ... Loser
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Storyline

A business man and weekend dad is getting worn down by family trouble, business failure and the continuous loss of his favourite football team.

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A young business man looses track on reality when his obsession with soccer grows too strong

Genres:

Comedy | Sport

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Country:

Iceland

Language:

Icelandic | English | Thai

Release Date:

8 September 2000 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

Islandzkie marzenie See more »

Filming Locations:

Reykjavík, Iceland

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$76,694 (Iceland), 10 September 2000, Limited Release
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Jóhann Jóhannsson made his debut as a film composer with the soundtrack to the film. See more »

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The Best Icelandic Film Ever
28 November 2000 | by fellinigelliniSee all my reviews

This film is absolutely the best film ever made in Iceland. It's like Icelanders have finally started to make movies that you can actually compare to foreign movies in originality, character depth, style, story and so much more. Icelandic movies have been good looking yes, very well made production wise and so on, but not much else. This one might be a bit raw (it suits the story quite well) but what it lacks in production value it more than makes up for it in originality, story, acting and humor. It's also about the only Icelandic film that does not include the landscape as one of it's main characters. Instead it's the Icelandic people in all their ignorant and stupid glory.


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