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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.

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Thriller

Certificate:

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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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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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Contraband the Original

When I watched the American Contraband movie, I had no idea it was based on this movie, because I hadn't watched it back then. Of course the minute Contraband came out on DVD some clever marketing guy thought of releasing this movie too and label it with the tag "movie Contraband was based on". Since I liked the the other Contraband, I thought I'd give it a try.

And it is more than apparent that Contraband uses most of this movie as a blueprint. This one though, is leaner and faster. A frenetic pace that might leave some people behind. I like it when people can tell you the same thing, but quicker.. In this case though the remake did improve on some points. One of them is the ending. It doesn't make any sense, even if it is meant to be a joke, they should know better than that. The relationships get explored more in the remake, which on the downside make them a bit cheesy of course.

Tough to say what you might like more. I always think it's good to see the original first and then the remake. But that is up to you.


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