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The Night Shift 

Næturvaktin (original title)
Three men working at a gas station in Reykjavik battle boredom, strange visitors and their own customers.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jörundur Ragnarsson ...  Daníel 12 episodes, 2007
Jón Gnarr ...  Georg 12 episodes, 2007
Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon ...  Ólafur Ragnar 12 episodes, 2007
Sara Margrét Nordahl Sara Margrét Nordahl ...  Ylfa Dís 10 episodes, 2007
Arnar Freyr Karlsson Arnar Freyr Karlsson ...  Flemming Geir 8 episodes, 2007
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Three men working at a gas station in Reykjavik battle boredom, strange visitors and their own customers.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Iceland

Language:

Icelandic

Release Date:

16 September 2007 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

Nattskiftet See more »

Filming Locations:

Reykjavík, Iceland

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Saga Film See more »
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1.33 : 1
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totally funny

When I first saw this on BBC4's Icelandic Season I wasn't sure what to expect. I wasn't even sure if it was supposed to be a comedy but as the episodes have advanced I have become totally engrossed in it. The characters are brilliant, from Georg the despotic leader to Olafur the hapless and hopeless wannabe famous band manager and the frustrated and angry Daniel. Really good supporting characters are Ylfa who quite obviously fancies Daniel and Georg's son Flemming Geir who Georg also manages to wind up.

I do hope they make more of these shows....It's must see entertainment with a difference!!!


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