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Reykjavík-Rotterdam (2008)

Not Rated | | Thriller | 3 October 2008 (Iceland)
Financial concerns tempt a security guard to return to his smuggling ways.

Director:

Óskar Jónasson

Writers:

Arnaldur Indriðason (screenplay), Óskar Jónasson (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Baltasar Kormákur ... Kristófer
Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson ... Steingrímur
Lilja Nótt Þórarinsdóttir Lilja Nótt Þórarinsdóttir ... Íris
Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson ... Jensen
Jörundur Ragnarsson ... Arnór
Theodór Júlíusson Theodór Júlíusson ... Runólfur
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson ... Elvar
Victor Löw ... Hoogland
Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson ... Eiríkur
Magnús Jónsson ... Sveinn
Stormur Jón Kormákur Baltasarsson Stormur Jón Kormákur Baltasarsson ... Egill
Pálmi Kormákur Baltasarsson Pálmi Kormákur Baltasarsson ... Skúli
Magnús Ragnarsson Magnús Ragnarsson ... Jóhannes
Arnar Ingvarsson Arnar Ingvarsson ... Geiri
Ragnar Erling Hermannsson Ragnar Erling Hermannsson ... Tóti
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Storyline

Financial concerns tempt a security guard to return to his smuggling ways.

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Taglines:

One last chance... one final score.

Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Iceland | Germany | Netherlands

Language:

Icelandic | Dutch | English

Release Date:

3 October 2008 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

Reykjavík to Rotterdam See more »

Filming Locations:

Iceland See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The actor who plays the main character, Kristófer ('Balthasar Kormákur') is the director of the movie Contraband (2012). Contraband is a remake of this film. See more »

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Gripping and funny
8 November 2009 | by emkarpfSee all my reviews

When I looked up this film on IMDb to comment on it, I noticed that there is already talk of a remake with Mark Wahlberg. It doesn't surprise me that major studios would turn to this thriller, which depicts an unusual and interesting milieu and tells its story with great suspense, warmth and humor. Although, as an art historian, I cannot recommend the negligent treatment of a Jackson Pollock painting in this movie. It's kind of sad that the remake means that this Icelandic movie will not get the attention it deserves in other countries. The acting was excellent, the directing impeccable, and the story well-crafted with interesting characters.


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