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Djúpið (2012)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 21 May 2013 (USA)
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Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Gulli
... Palli (as Jóhann G. Jóhannsson)
... Jón
Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson ... Lárus
... Hannes
Walter Grímsson ... Raggi (as Walter Geir Grimsson)
Thora Bjorg Helga ... Halla (as Þorbjörg Helga Þorgilsdóttir)
Guðjón Pedersen ... Erlingur Prófessor
Theodór Júlíusson ... Foreldrar Gulli
María Sigurðardóttir ... Foreldrar Gulli
Stormur J.K. Baltarsarsson ... Batman - Bjarni
Martin Halldórsson ... Spæderman - Gilli
Sindri Árdal Bergsteinssoon ... Gulli (Sem Dreengur)
Ólafur Ingi Sigurðsson ... Palli (Sem Drengur)
... Prestur
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Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.

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The most honored Icelandic film of all time. See more »

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Action | Drama

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€2,000,000 (estimated)
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The official submission of Iceland to the Best Foreign Language Film for the 85th Academy Awards 2013. See more »

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The events in the movie take place in 1984. When the main protagonist, the only survivor of the boat accident, undergoes a test in the Navy Hospital in London, one of the doctors introduces the other three participants of the test as members of the SBS, the Special Boat Services, a UK special forces unit. The name by which the doctor refers to the unit is incorrect. In 1984, this UK special forces unit in question was called the Special Boat Squadron. It was renamed to Special Boat Service (and not "Services") only three years later, in 1987. See more »

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For Those in Peril on the Sea
17 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

Based on a true story, this is a gripping tale of how an Icelandic sailor survives a sinking. The director really has a firm idea of the values and lifestyles of the sailors on this boat. The psychology of survival is demonstrated in imaginative ways, those choices that must be made in milliseconds and made correctly. The flash back scenes of what happened in the seaside town are done imaginatively. The choice of grayish tones and the weather beaten look of the boats adds to the gravity of the story as well as the impersonal and cold scientific team that handles the enquiry. We are reminded of the simple, but dangerous lives that many people have to live. They do so with dignity.


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