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Gauragangur (2010)

Ormur, a teenager who believes he is a genius poet, comes to face with trials and tribulations of adulthood and needs to grow up quickly.


Ottó Geir Borg (screenplay), Gunnar B. Gudmundsson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »


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Credited cast:
Hildur Berglind Arndal Hildur Berglind Arndal ... Linda
Edda Arnljótsdóttir Edda Arnljótsdóttir ... Olga
Sigurbjartur Atlason ... Svenni Sveitó
Þorsteinn Bachmann ... Gummi Gumm
Guðrún María Bjarnadóttir Guðrún María Bjarnadóttir ... Gunnfríður
Alexander Briem ... Ormur Óðinsson
Snorri Engilbertsson ... Knútur
Atli Oskar Fjalarsson ... Ranúr
Gunnar Helgason Gunnar Helgason ... Tómas
Eygló Hilmarsdóttir Eygló Hilmarsdóttir ... Halla
Stefán Jónsson ... Hallur
Víkingur Kristjánsson Víkingur Kristjánsson ... Arnór
Auðunn Lúthersson Auðunn Lúthersson ... Þór Þorskhaus
Steinn Ármann Magnússon Steinn Ármann Magnússon ... Maggi
Þrúður Vilhjálmsdóttir Þrúður Vilhjálmsdóttir ... Inga


Ormur, a teenager who believes he is a genius poet, comes to face with trials and tribulations of adulthood and needs to grow up quickly.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


The lovable upstart Orm, who is a lover, and a poet on the side, is taught some harsh life lessons during his last year of high school.









Release Date:

26 December 2010 (Iceland) See more »

Filming Locations:

Reykjavík, Iceland

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Zik Zak Kvikmyndir See more »
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The charming and terrible Ormur
22 June 2011 | by kristinjons82See all my reviews

I recently saw Gauragangur again, and this time on DVD. The first time I watched it I wanted to write a review but never did. In some ways Gauragangur is a typical coming of age story, a teenager in love, in trouble, writes poetry. In other ways it's really different from most coming of age stories, the way Ormur talks is unusual and not like any teenager - now a days at least - would talk. It was difficult to imagine that any young actor at all could pull it off. I read all the praise Alexander Briem got from the critics for his first leading role as Ormur and was afraid that they were overreacting. But no! He guy is fantastic! So natural in this difficult role that it's unbelievable. His good looks do not spoil either. It will be exciting to see what the future holds for him! Gauragangur is not the best movie I've seen but it's fun and Alexander Briem makes me want to see it again!

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