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Opinberun Hannesar (2003)

An old Icelandic Saga which takes place in our time.

Director:

Hrafn Gunnlaugsson

Writers:

Hrafn Gunnlaugsson (screenplay), Davíð Oddsson (short story "Glæpur skekkur húsnæðisstofnun")
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Viðar Víkingsson Viðar Víkingsson ... Hannes H. Aðalsteinson
Sigríður Helgadóttir Sigríður Helgadóttir
Helga Braga Jónsdóttir Helga Braga Jónsdóttir ... Stefanía Lyngdal
Jóhanna Vigdís Arnardóttir Jóhanna Vigdís Arnardóttir ... Björt Herbertsson
Þórhallur Sverrisson Þórhallur Sverrisson
Gunnar Jónsson
Árni Friðleifsson Árni Friðleifsson
Hjálmar Hjálmarsson Hjálmar Hjálmarsson
Linda Sif Þorláksdóttir Linda Sif Þorláksdóttir
Katrín Þorkelsdóttir Katrín Þorkelsdóttir
Einar Sveinsson Einar Sveinsson
Erla Tinna Stefánsdóttir Erla Tinna Stefánsdóttir
Júlía Hannam Júlía Hannam
Anna Elísabet Ólafsdóttir Anna Elísabet Ólafsdóttir
Guðrún Jack Guðrún Jack
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Storyline

Hannes is an employee at the Institute for State Supervision. He has such complete faith in the bureaucratic system that he is secretly developing the SuperCode Databank - a mega-databank of personal ID numbers through which everyone's behaviour can be monitored. One day, Hannes's computer is stolen - and the SuperCode with it. Afraid to tell the police about his illegal work, he goes after the thief himself and ends up a victim of the very system he worked so hard to strengthen - but then Hannes has a revelation... Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Iceland

Language:

Icelandic

Release Date:

30 November 2003 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

A Revelation for Hannes See more »

Filming Locations:

Iceland See more »

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Budget:

ISK60,000,000 (estimated)
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The author of the original short story which the movie is based on, Davíð Oddsson, was the prime minister of Iceland at the time of premiere. See more »

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Just boring...
24 March 2004 | by biekkoSee all my reviews

This movie is supposed to be some kind of a profound criticism on the surveillance society. It does not succeed. It is just very boring, the music is awful, the acting is worse and it all looks very very low budget. It is claimed to be a comedy but I did not find anything seven slightly amusing in it. I do suspect that the short story by Davíð Oddsson which this film is based upon could be a fun read with a clear message but this film definitely is anything but that. Hrafn Gunnlaugsson needs to do us all a big favor and stop making movies, he simply is not good at it and never has been with the exception of Hrafninn flýgur. Opinberun Hannesar is a new low for the Icelandic movie industry, and we have seen quite awful movies before!


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