Search results for "Friðrik Þór Friðriksson"


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Cold Fever (1995)

A Japanese businessman travels to Iceland and has a series of misadventures while venturing to a remote area to perform a traditional burial ritual where his parents died ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
CAST:  Masatoshi Nagase  •  Lili Taylor  •  Fisher Stevens  •  Gísli Halldórsson

Falcons (2002)

Simon a mysterious man with a past returns to Iceland with the intention to end his no good life. Before he can complete his task he meets a young women DÚA who he believes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
CAST:  Keith Carradine  •  Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir  •  Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson  •  Magnús Ólafsson

Rokk í Reykjavík (1982)

Rokk í Reykjavík (Rock in Reykjavik) gives a thorough overview of the powerful and expanding rock scene in Iceland. Most of the film consists of performances by a wide variety ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
CAST:  Björk

White Whales (1987)

Two friends, who are experienced whale hunters, decide to settle down in Rekyavik at the end of the whaling season. During a night on the town, the duo lands in a heap of ...  (more)

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Angels of the Universe (2000)

The story of an Icelandic man and his slow descent into madness. Along his journey he meets Dagný, the initial cause of his breakdown. Other people he meets in the asylum have ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
CAST:  Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson  •  Baltasar Kormákur  •  Björn Jörundur Friðbjörnsson  •  Hilmir Snær Guðnason

Movie Days (1994)

This Icelandic tale, loosely based on the real-life experiences of director Fridrik Fridriksson tells the saga of a boyhood spent in Iceland in the 1960s.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
CAST:  Örvar Jens Arnarson  •  Rúrik Haraldsson  •  Sigrún Hjálmtýsdóttir  •  Orri Helgason

The Ring Road (1985)

Experimental film of a trip around Iceland, filmed on the circular highway with a wide angle lens camera registering one frame every 12 seconds.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
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Mamma Gógó (2010)

This film is about an elderly lady (Gogo) who is diagnosed with Alzheimer disease. It looks at her son and her family's reaction to her illness.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
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The Sunshine Boy (2009)

A Mother's Courage (aka The Sunshine Boy) is a moving, compassionate portrayal of a mother's desperate quest to understand the perplexing condition that controls her son. A ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
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Niceland (2004)

Niceland is about a young man Jet, living a joyful life working at a factory with his girlfriend who he's deeply in love with. Shortly after they decide to get married and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
CAST:  Martin Compston  •  Gary Lewis  •  Peter Capaldi  •  Shauna Macdonald




Children of Nature (1991) RT Audience 100%

An elderly couple leave their retirement home to make one last journey back to their home in the Western Fjords.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
CAST:  Gísli Halldórsson  •  Sigríður Hagalín  •  Baldvin Halldórsson  •  Björn Karlsson

Devil's Island (1996) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jul 2000

The story of families living in barracks, left by the US Army in Reykjavik at the conclusion of World War II.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
CAST:  Gísli Halldórsson  •  Baltasar Kormákur  •  Pálína Jónsdóttir  •  Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson

Horizon (2015)

Oscar-nominated director Fridrik Thor Fridriksson and co-director Bergur Bernburg helm this lovely documentary portrait of influential Icelandic landscape painter Georg Gudni.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson  •  Bergur Bernburg
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Season of the Witch (2011)

A woman falls overboard during a rafting trip in Skagafjörður, hits her head on a rock and later dies without having gained consciousness. Her mother contacts Einar and tells ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
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On Top Down Under (2000)

ON TOP – Iceland, a lighthouse, a cold winter evening. Her thoughts drift back to that summer … to bathing in the hot springs … to when they first met … and embraced. DOWN ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
CAST:  Nina Gunnarsdóttir

The Boss of It All (2006)

An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lars von Trier
CAST:  Jens Albinus  •  Peter Gantzler  •  Benedikt Erlingsson  •  Henrik Prip

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