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Jitters (2010)

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Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 20 June 2012 (France)
A 16-year old Icelandic boy's first kiss with another boy gives him "jitters"--feelings he can't deny. This is a well-written film that captures the confusion and excitement of being a ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Atli Oskar Fjalarsson ... Gabríel
Ilva Holmes Ilva Holmes ... Stella (as Hreindís Ylva Garðarsdóttir)
Gísli Örn Garðarsson ... Haraldur
Birna Rún Eiríksdóttir ... Gréta
Lilja Guðrún Þorvaldsdóttir Lilja Guðrún Þorvaldsdóttir ... Guðbjörg amma
Elías Helgi Kofoed-Hansen ... Teddi
Haraldur Stefansson ... Markús (as Haraldur Ari Stefánsson)
María Birta ... Júdit
Ingibjörg Reynisdóttir ... Hulda
Þorsteinn Bachmann ... Benedikt
Vilhelm Þór Neto Vilhelm Þór Neto ... Mitrovik
Kristín Pétursdóttir Kristín Pétursdóttir ... Tara
Árni Gestur Sigfússon Árni Gestur Sigfússon ... Hallur
Saga Líf Friðriksdóttir Saga Líf Friðriksdóttir ... Freyja
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kristinn Ágúst Friðfinnsson Kristinn Ágúst Friðfinnsson ... Prestur
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A 16-year old Icelandic boy's first kiss with another boy gives him "jitters"--feelings he can't deny. This is a well-written film that captures the confusion and excitement of being a teenager, with an attractive ensemble cast. The film follows the lives of several teens and the challenges they face, in particular with their parents/guardians. Written by X-topher Budz

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Life is happening right here, right now.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

Iceland

Language:

Icelandic

Release Date:

20 June 2012 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Jitters See more »

Filming Locations:

Reykjavík, Iceland See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color | Color (HD)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Too many stories and no focus
15 February 2016 | by cekadahSee all my reviews

There is a line spoken by one of the characters in this flick and it went something like this -"There are no good Icelandic movies!". Well for me this is surely one of them!

It actually made little sense beyond the kids being on summer break (even though they dressed like it was late Fall here in US) just getting drunk and vomiting. They argue with their parents then go party, party and get drunk. Then talk about getting laid. They run around drink, party, argue, and of course one of them kills herself! Which didn't seem to have too much of an affect upon anyone outside of the lead character Gabriel.

And he's what this flick is suppose to be about. Early in the movie he kisses a boy and get a thrill from it. Then at the end of the flick Gabriel tells the same boy he wants to hookup with him as boyfriend - end of movie! So you actually spend over an hour watching Icelandic teens drinking & vomiting & partying.


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