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Higher Force
Higher Force

Higher Force

A low-life debt collector becomes the main man in his gang by pretending to know a crime-lord who is in fact a lonely school teacher.

Synopsis

David is a low-life debt collector in a gang in Reykjavik, Iceland. Upon moving into a new building, David befriends the landlord, Harald, a lonely elementary school teacher, who senses the young man's insecurity and need for guidance. When Harald finds out that David is a member of a debt-collectors gang, he starts playing himself off as a big crime lord, owning real estate all over the city and being the most dangerous man in town.

About the film

  • Type: Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date: March 28, 2008
  • Genre: Comedy, Detective
  • Length: 90 min.
  • Language: Icelandic, English
  • Original Title: Stóra planið
  • International Title: Higher Force
  • Production Year: 2008
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • IMDB: Higher Force
  • Website: http://www.poppoli.com/higherforce.html
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Based on a : Novel
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Color: Yes

Crew

Cast

Company Credits

Festivals

  • Nordic Film Festival, Vienna, 2010
  • Summer Film School, 2010
  • Shadowline Festival, 2009
  • Boston Independent Film Festival, 2009
  • Transylvania International Film Festival, 2009
  • Amsterdam Open Air Festival, 2009
  • Berkshire International Film Festival, 2009
  • New Zealand Internarional Film Festival, 2009
  • Rotterdam International Film Festival, 2009
  • Titanic International Filmpresence Festival, 2009
  • Seattle International Film Festival, 2009
  • Warsaw Film Festival, 2009
  • Minneapolis International Film Festival, 2009
  • Brussell International Film Festival, 2009
  • Melbourne International Film Festival, 2009
  • AFI Film Festival, 2008
  • Boston International Film Festival

Releases

  • Vanguard, 2010 - DVD
  • SAM myndir, 2008 - DVD

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