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The Oath (2016)

Eiðurinn (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 9 September 2016 (Iceland)
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A troubled father, working as a doctor, decides to go to extreme measures for saving his daughter from a devastating influence of her boyfriend, a drug dealer.

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Baltasar Kormákur
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Baltasar Kormákur ... Finnur
Hera Hilmar ... Anna
Gísli Örn Garðarsson ... Óttar
Margrét Bjarnadóttir Margrét Bjarnadóttir ... Solveig
Auður Aradóttir Auður Aradóttir ... Hrefna
Guðrún Sesselja Arnardóttir Guðrún Sesselja Arnardóttir ... Birna
Þorsteinn Bachmann ... Ragnar
Ingvar Sigurdsson ... Halldór (as Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson)
Þorsteinn Gunnarsson Þorsteinn Gunnarsson ... Gulli
Þórunn Magnea Magnúsdóttir Þórunn Magnea Magnúsdóttir ... Kolbrún
Jakob Þór Einarsson ... Læknir Önnu
Edda Arnljótsdóttir Edda Arnljótsdóttir ... Margrét
Kristján Franklin Magnúss Kristján Franklin Magnúss ... Bergþór
Björn Ingi Hilmarsson Björn Ingi Hilmarsson ... Rannsóknarlögreglumaður
Helga Vala Helgadóttir Helga Vala Helgadóttir ... Prestur
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Icelandic auteur Baltasar Kormákur (Contraband, 2 Guns, Everest) directs and stars in this psychological thriller about a father who tries to pull his daughter out of her world of drugs and petty crime, only to find that danger can be found in unexpected places.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Highest grossing film of 2016 on Iceland. See more »

Quotes

Finnur: [on causing Ottar to die]
[tearfully]
Finnur: He Was *Ruining* You!
Anna: [sobbing] But I Loved Him!
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Soundtracks

El cant dels ocells (Song of the birds)
Catalan Folk Song
Arrangement by Pau Casals (as Pablo Casals)
Performed by Gunnar Kvaran & Árni Heiðar Karlsson
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Great subject, Bad ending
12 January 2019 | by SaviorZETSee all my reviews

The movie has a gread subject and well actors. Also I admire the buildings as an architect. Thats also a good point but movie hasn't an ending. I think move is unfinished and needs a final scene about punishment of dad


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9 September 2016 (Iceland) See more »

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