The Press III

After a short stay in Canada with her family, Lára moves back to Iceland with her daughter Alda to be closer to her ill father. It doesn’t take long for Lára to get involved in a new case. A Philippine woman dies in an arson attack at a restaurant. Tied to an anti-immigrant group soon emerge. At home Lára has to deal with her daughter who, through Isak her new boyfriend, has started hanging out with local youth gang. The pace picks up as a bomb explodes outside a school for immigrants and the group responsible declares war against non-Icelanders. The unrest escalates and before long Lára finds herself investigating the murder of an immigrant shop-owner. As she gets closer to the truth she has to deal with her daughter’s rebellious behavior, her father’s illness, press deadlines and a tough editor in need of a scoop.

About the film

  • Type
    TV Fiction
  • Genre
    Drama, Detective
  • Length
    270 min.
  • Language
    English, Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Pressa 3
  • International Title
    The Press III
  • Production Year
  • Production Countries
  • Premiere TV Channel
    Stöð 2
  • IMDB
  • Website
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
  • Production Format
  • Color


  • 2013
    PRIX Europa - Award: Nominated for best European drama series.