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Strákarnir okkar (2005)

The star player of Icelands top football team causes a stir when he admits to being gay to his team mates and then goes on a journey to discover himself (with the help of the local press). ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Björn Hlynur Haraldsson ... Ottar Thor
Helgi Björnsson Helgi Björnsson ... Pétur
Arnmundur Ernst Björnsson ... Magnus
Lilja Nótt Þórarinsdóttir Lilja Nótt Þórarinsdóttir ... Gugga (as Lilja Nótt)
Sigurður Skúlason Sigurður Skúlason ... Eiríkur
Lilja Guðrún Þorvaldsdóttir Lilja Guðrún Þorvaldsdóttir ... Ragnheiður
Jón Atli Jónasson Jón Atli Jónasson ... Orri
Björk Jakobsdóttir Björk Jakobsdóttir ... Lára
Damon Younger ... Brósi
Erlendur Eiríksson Erlendur Eiríksson ... Alfreð
Valdimar Örn Flygenring Valdimar Örn Flygenring ... Valdi
Marius Sverrisson Marius Sverrisson ... Starri
Viðir Guðmundsson Viðir Guðmundsson ... Daníel
Magnús Jónsson ... Aron
Davíð Guðbrandsson Davíð Guðbrandsson ... Ingvar
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Storyline

The star player of Icelands top football team causes a stir when he admits to being gay to his team mates and then goes on a journey to discover himself (with the help of the local press). He soon finds himself on the bench for most of his teams matches and decides to call it quits and join a small amateur team made up of men like himself - gay guys trying to play football in a straight world of Icelandic fishing culture machoism. Written by mosfilm

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The beautiful game just got prettier

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Spain]

Country:

Iceland | Finland | UK

Language:

Icelandic

Release Date:

2 September 2005 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

11 Homens Dentro do Campo e Fora do Armário See more »

Filming Locations:

Reykjavík, Iceland

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Box Office

Budget:

€1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,302, 18 November 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,302, 18 November 2007
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Georg: So you are seriously telling me you are all gay?
Pétur: Yes this is the gay team from the south.
Georg: That's so interesting. We like to think of ourselves as quite liberal in this village, we even run a multicultural center... my wife runs it, it's called Café Cambodia. It has Kareoki.
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Not So Good
23 October 2006 | by jbarnes-10See all my reviews

I saw this last night at the Fort Lauderdale Intl Film Festival and I was disappointed. While the Cast (especially the lead) is quite stunning to look at, most of the film's only laughs come from the lead's drunken ex-wife. The print of the film we saw was blurry and could not be focused. It was very hard to keep up on reading the subtitles, they were very fast, much faster than normal. The story just didn't go much of anywhere and the ending was quite uneventful. The look of the film is of course very cold and gray, I assume this was filmed during the summer, I can only imagine how gray, cold and isolated it would look in winter. Lots of old lame gay jokes and of course the needless use of drag queens. (why does every gay movie have to have a drag queen lurking about somewhere). Wait for the DVD on this one, but don't expect much.


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