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A Reykjavík Porno
A Reykjavík Porno

A Reykjavík Porno

A REYKJAVIK PORNO is a Nordic-noir, Icelandic-Scottish feature.
A curious student, disturbed by his encounters with online
pornography, sets out on an ill-conceived search for revenge in
the icy darkness of Iceland’s capital.

Three days in the permanent winter darkness of Reykjavik, the
freezing city provides a backdrop for a story of revenge.
Ingvar, a country-boy living in the capital to study, lodges with
an alcoholic landlady, Laufey. Ingvar slyly manipulates Laufey
making her obsessive, ill and agoraphobic. His new life becomes
shrouded in deceit and dirty secrets as he becomes increasingly
transfixed a new ‘parent-porn’ website that a local teenager has
launched.

Synopsis

A REYKJAVIK PORNO is a Nordic-noir, Icelandic-Scottish feature.
A curious student, disturbed by his encounters with online pornography,
sets out on an ill-conceived search for revenge in the
icy darkness of Iceland’s capital.

Three days in the permanent winter darkness of Reykjavik, the
freezing city provides a backdrop for a story of revenge.
Ingvar, a country-boy living in the capital to study, lodges with
an alcoholic landlady, Laufey. Ingvar slyly manipulates Laufey
making her obsessive, ill and agoraphobic. His new life becomes
shrouded in deceit and dirty secrets as he becomes increasingly
transfixed a new ‘parent-porn’ website that a local teenager has
launched.

Ingvar becomes fixated when Ada shows him a ‘parent porn’ web
site where a local teen has hacked his mum’s webcam and been
secretly filming her having a string of one night stands. He recognises
the place where the original parent porn was filmed leading
him to its teenage maker, a path ripe with danger, regrets
and dirty secrets. Ingvar’s l i fe is changed forever. . .

About the film

  • Type: Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date: January 12, 2017, Bíó Paradís
  • International Premiere Date: June 22, 2016, Edinburgh International Festival
  • Genre: Thriller, Drama
  • Length: 82 min.
  • Language: English, Icelandic
  • Original Title: A Reykjavík Porno
  • International Title: A Reykjavík Porno
  • Production Year: 2016
  • Production Countries: Iceland, United Kingdom, Scotland
  • IMDB: A Reykjavík Porno
  • Website: http://www.reykjavikporno.com/
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: No
  • Production Format: HDV
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Color: Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles: DCP

Crew

Cast

Company Credits

Festivals

  • Film Fest Gent, 2016
  • Edinburgh International Festival, 2016

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