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Reykjavik Rotterdam
Reykjavik Rotterdam

Reykjavik Rotterdam

Kristofer got fired from the freight ship he worked on, when he was caught smuggling alcohol. Faced with money problems, he decides to take his chances one last time on a tour to Rotterdam.

Synopsis

Like a fish on a dry land, Kristofer is stuck in a dull everyday routine, working as a security guard. He got fired from the freight ship he worked on, when he was caught smuggling alcohol. Faced with money problems, he is tempted to accept the help of his friend, Steingrimur, who manages to pull some strings to get his old job back. He decides to take his chances one last time on a tour to Rotterdam.

About the film

  • Type: Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date: October 3, 2008
  • Genre: Thriller, Drama
  • Length: 90 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Reykjavík Rotterdam
  • International Title: Reykjavik Rotterdam
  • Production Year: 2008
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • IMDB: Reykjavik Rotterdam
  • Website: http://blueeyes.is/Films/Reykjavik-Rotterdam
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Dolby
  • Screening format and subtitles: 35mm film with English subtitles

Crew

Cast

Company Credits

Festivals

  • SUBTITLE European Film Festival, Icelandic New Wave, Ireland, 2012
  • European Union Film Festival in Singapore, 2012
  • Images from the Edge: Classic and Contempory Films from Iceland, Lincoln Center, New York, 2012
  • Nordic Oscar Contenders í Scandinavian House, 2010
  • Seattle International Film Festival, 2010
  • Taste of Iceland, 2010
  • Arctic Film Festival, 2010
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival, 2010
  • Scandinavian Film Festival L.A., 2010
  • Nordic Oscar Contenders Scandinavian House, 2010
  • International Film Festival Rotterdam, 2010
  • Göteborg International Film Festival, 2010
  • Smith Rafael Film Center, 2010
  • Portland InterGnational Film Festival, 2010
  • Fribourg International Film Festival, 2010
  • FilmFest DC, 2010
  • Minneapolis International Film Festival, 2010
  • Off Plus Camera, 2010
  • Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, Icelandic and Norwegian day, 2010
  • Cannes Market Screening, 2009
  • Hamburg International Film Festival, 2009
  • Nordic Film Days in Lubeck, 2009
  • Scanorama, 2009
  • Stockholm International Film Festival, 2009
  • Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards, 2008 - Award: Director of the year. Screenplay of the year (Arnaldur Indriðason, Óskar Jónasson). Editing of the Year (Elísabet Rónaldsdóttir). Sound Design of the Year (Kjartan Kjartansson). Film Score of the Year (Barði Jóhannsson). Nominated fot Feature Film og the Year. Nominated for Actor of the year (Baltasar Kormákur). Nominated for Costume Design of the Year (Helga Rós V Hannam).Nominated for Make-up Acheivement of the Year (Áslaug Dröfn Sigurðardóttir). Nominated for Production Design of the Year (Haukur Karlsson).

Releases

  • Sena, 2009 - DVD

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