Dot Dot Comma Dash
Dot Dot Comma Dash

Dot Dot Comma Dash

Based on a bestseller by Pétur Gunnarsson, the film tells the story of the boy Andri, who grows up in Reykjavík after the Second World War.


Various events of importance to the nation and to individual persons during the cold war and from about 1960 emerge as fragments of the memory of a little boy learning about life, about divorce, military occupation, the Beatles, little girls and death.

About the film

  • Type: Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date: March 13, 1981, Háskólabíó
  • Length: 85 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Punktur punktur komma strik
  • International Title: Dot Dot Comma Dash
  • Production Year: 1981
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • IMDB: Dot Dot Comma Dash
  • Website:
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Based on a : Novel
  • Antecendent Title: Dot Dot Comma Dash
  • Production Format: 35mm
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Stereo



Company Credits

Television distribution

  • Iceland: RÚV, 1991


  • Námsgagnastofnun, 1981 - VHS

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