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Niceland (Population. 1.000.002) (2004)

Niceland is about a young man Jet, living a joyful life working at a factory with his girlfriend who he's deeply in love with.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Compston ... Jed
Gary Lewis ... Max
Peter Capaldi ... John
Kerry Fox ... Mary
Shauna Macdonald ... Sandra
Guðrún María Bjarnadóttir Guðrún María Bjarnadóttir ... Chloe (as Gudrun Maria Bjarnadottir)
Guðrún Gísladóttir ... Ruth (as Gudrun Gisladottir)
Timmy Lang Timmy Lang ... Alex
Ásta S. Ólafsdóttir Ásta S. Ólafsdóttir ... Mia
Hugrún Þorfinnsdóttir Hugrún Þorfinnsdóttir ... Diana
Gísli Örn Garðarsson ... Ethan
Páll Sigþór Pálsson Páll Sigþór Pálsson ... Newsreader
Þorsteinn J. Vilhjálmsson Þorsteinn J. Vilhjálmsson ... News Reporter
Andri Freyr Hilmarsson Andri Freyr Hilmarsson ... Factory Worker
Halldór Halldórsson ... Factory Worker (as Halldór Steinn Halldórsson)
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Niceland is about a young man Jet, living a joyful life working at a factory with his girlfriend who he's deeply in love with. Shortly after they decide to get married and live together happily ever after her cat, who she has a weird affection for, dies. The girlfriend falls into depression which could (strangely enough) lead to her death and the only way to give her a purpose to live and save her is to tell her the meaning of life. Written by Fraghera

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Country:

Denmark | Iceland | Germany | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 2004 (Iceland) See more »

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€2,561,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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A good movie about humanity
23 April 2005 | by aaydedeSee all my reviews

If you feel like getting a bit sad, and are ready for a slow paced movie, than niceland is a very good option for you. The story of the mentally retarded boy and his encounter with a man who is frustrated at the world is rather an interesting one. As you watch the two helping out each other, you realize that people can learn something from each other regardless of their intelligence or age. Even though there is not much action involved and it gets a bit too slow sometimes, it is worth to watch it. The actors in it are quite astonishing, almost making you feel like they have been through the characters lives themselves. The director should also be commended for the choice of actors. There weren't many interesting shots and none of the technical stuff really caught my attention. However, the story is a very good one and includes a great deal of criticism for the people who are locked up in their own small worlds.


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