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Pity the Lovers (2019)

Longing for love but inept at close relationships; a problem brothers Óskar and Maggi have in common but deal with in different ways.

Director:

Maximilian Hult

Writer:

Maximilian Hult
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Björn Thors ... Óskar
Jóel Sæmundsson ... Maggi
Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir ... Anna
Elvar Aron Heimisson Elvar Aron Heimisson ... Danni M
Edda Björgvinsdóttir ... Guðrún
Sigurður Karlsson Sigurður Karlsson ... Árni
Hafdís Helga Helgadóttir ... Ingibjörg
Thora Karitas ... Tanja
Álfrún Örnólfsdóttir Álfrún Örnólfsdóttir ... Alexandra
Steinunn Kristín Valtýsdóttir Steinunn Kristín Valtýsdóttir ... Kata
Björg Margret Magnusdottir Björg Margret Magnusdottir ... Kría
Aladin Laaguid Aladin Laaguid
Unnsteinn Garðarsson Unnsteinn Garðarsson ... Fasteignasali
Davíð Smári Harðarson Davíð Smári Harðarson ... Friend
Gunnar Bersi Björnsson ... Friend
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Óskar and Maggi are two brothers, longing for love but seemingly doomed to stay single. Óskar shies from relationships but is secretly in love with his childhood sweetheart Anna, engaged to another and safely out of reach. Maggi on the other hand is overly eager and goes from one relationship to another, hoping for eternal love each time. A film about the complexity of human relations and the searching for love. Written by Anna G Magnusdottir

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3 March 2020 | by pwmoores-49444See all my reviews

I saw this film at the Glasgow Film Festival, it is a pleasant Icelandic Film about two brothers who tackle relationships in different ways. The film follows a predictable path but, to it's credit doesn't end in a predictable way. Undemanding.


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Country:

Sweden | Iceland

Language:

Icelandic

Release Date:

14 February 2019 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

Vesalings elskendur See more »

Filming Locations:

Iceland

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Budget:

SEK20,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,246
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