It’s been years since we last had a feature-length Icelandic title at the London Film Festival, yet 2011 delivers two with Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson’s Undercurr… Read More
Director: Fridrik Thor Fridriksson Year: 2002 It’s a common trait of Icelandic films to depict an outsider discovering the joys and oddities of the country. It’s also relatively… Read More
The first Icelandic film to fall under the focus of the University of Washington Press’s Nordic Film Classics series is Björn Nordfjörd’s examination of Dagur Kari&rsqu&hell…Read More
Jóhann Ævar Grímsson is one of the writers behind Næturvaktin / The Night Shift, its sequels Dagvaktin / The Day Shift and Fangavaktin / The Prison Shift, as well a… Read More
Næturvaktin / The Night Shift finally made it to UK television last night and it certainly seemed a little odd to see Georg, Daniel and Olafur staring back at me at a time when Family… Read More
Næturvaktin / Night Shift will finally debut on UK television tomorrow night when BBC4 commence broadcasting the series as part of their Wonders of Iceland series. The series also incl… Read More
I haven’t seen many Icelandic films lately, hence the lack of updates. But if you’d like to read more of my musings, you can visit my portfolio site at www.ben-hopkins.com. Some… Read More
The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Freshe… Read More
Director: Ragnar Bragason Year: 2007 Ragnar Bragason continued the themes presented in Börn / Children with the following year’s Foreldrar / Parents. This time around Ingvar E. Si… Read More
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