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Jitters (2010)

Órói (original title)
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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Storyline

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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Fuck Me
Written and performed by Isabella
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I loved this movie
8 December 2013 | by bh42394See all my reviews

As for the previous writer's review I won't comment...

I thought this was a very well done coming of age drama. These kids are no different than kids in the US in that age group. Some people do drink a lot as well as do drugs during those years. It doesn't mean they aren't going to eventually find themselves and turn into who they will become in years to come.

I thought the acting of each of these young people was very good and Gabriel's character would certainly touch home with many in any part of the world who are trying to figure it all out...

I would highly suggest this movie to young people coming of age who are having problems with their sexuality. The movie is for the most part non-sexual in nature and what exist of the gay portion is very well done.


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