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Jar City (2006)

Mýrin (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 20 October 2006 (Iceland)
A murder opens up a bleak trail of long buried secrets and small town corruption for a worn out police detective and his squad.

Director:

Baltasar Kormákur

Writers:

Arnaldur Indriðason (novel), Baltasar Kormákur (screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ingvar Sigurdsson ... Erlendur (as Ingvar E. Sigurðsson)
Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir ... Eva Lind
Björn Hlynur Haraldsson ... Sigurður Óli
Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir ... Elínborg
Atli Rafn Sigurðsson Atli Rafn Sigurðsson ... Örn
Kristbjörg Kjeld ... Katrín
Þorsteinn Gunnarsson Þorsteinn Gunnarsson ... Holberg Jónsson
Theodór Júlíusson Theodór Júlíusson ... Elliði
Þórunn Magnea Magnúsdóttir Þórunn Magnea Magnúsdóttir ... Elín
Guðmunda Elíasdóttir Guðmunda Elíasdóttir ... Theodóra
Walter Grímsson Walter Grímsson ... Handrukkarar
Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson ... Handrukkarar
Magnús Ragnarsson Magnús Ragnarsson ... Lögfræðingur
Rafnhildur Rósa Atladóttir Rafnhildur Rósa Atladóttir ... Kola Örnsdóttir
Jón Sigurbjörnsson Jón Sigurbjörnsson ... Albert
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Storyline

Örn's daughter is dead because of a rare genetic disease. By this time Erlendur has to find Holdeberg's killer. He has to find out what happened 30 years ago and to connect it with his case and he has another problem...His relationships with his daughter. Written by SpartakM

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Certificate:

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Official Sites:

Memento Films [France]

Country:

Iceland | Germany | Denmark

Language:

Icelandic

Release Date:

20 October 2006 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

Jar City See more »

Filming Locations:

Hvalsnes, Reykjanes, Iceland See more »

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Budget:

ISK 180,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The little town in Keflavík is Hvalsnes. See more »

Connections

Remade as Jar City See more »

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Nú legg ég augun aftur
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Mýrin!!!
21 October 2006 | by irisdogg_1See all my reviews

In my opinion it's a pretty good movie based on the fact it's from Iceland and we are unfortunately not know for our talent in the movie industry. Even thought I'm not too pleased with the casting of the main character, Erlendur, who does not look a thing like the character in the book the movie is based on, It's not too bad at all. The performance of Erlendur's daughter Eva Lind, played by Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, I must say it's was quite a shock how well she did. But here back in Iceland she is know for here TV-show where she is a diva called Sivía Nótt whom a lot of us aren't to keen on but I think it's just an Icelandic humor that not everybody gets. I do recommend this movie. It's not for the fragile sort of people. And since it's a typical Icelandic movie there are a lot of harsh words and it's a bit rough. I apologize for my spelling and hope you enjoy this movie. Thanks =)


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