1990s Icelandic-language Movies

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Cold Fever(1995)

1h 25min | Drama, Comedy
3.3/5 (with 9 votes)

A Japanese businessman travels to Iceland and has a series of misadventures while venturing to a remote area to perform a traditional burial ritual where his parents died several years back.

As in Heaven(1992)

2h 2min | History, Drama
2.7/5 (with 2 votes)

Set on a remote farm on the west coast of Iceland in late summer 1936. Hrefna, encouraged by her grandmother’s stories, begins to mix past and future in her imagination, travelling back to the 14th century.

Remote Control(1992)

1h 18min | Comedy
3.2/5 (with 5 votes)

Since his mother wants to watch TV, Axel, a young auto-mechanic, must recover her remote control, accidentally taken by his punk sister Maja. During his quest, he becomes involved in the conflict between Moli, the liquor smuggler, and Aggi, a night club owner who wants to be Iceland's first mafia boss.

Directed by Óskar Jónasson

The Sacred Mound(1993)

1h 24min | Drama
2.8/5 (with 4 votes)

A seven-year-old boy is sent to a farm on a remote island, when his mother goes abroad. On the island the boy gets to know a twenty-year-old woman who seems willing to take on a mother's role. But the boy is reaching an age of sexual awareness and instead of regarding her as a mother figure; he falls obsessively in love with her.

Directed by Hrafn Gunnlaugsson

Children of Nature(1991)

1h 25min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.0/5 (with 7 votes)

An elderly couple leave their retirement home to make one last journey back to their home in the Western Fjords.

Sweet Track(1997)

1h 30min | Comedy, Drama
1.9/5 (with 3 votes)

In search of kicks in Reykjavik in the year 2000, a pretty teenager, Stella, teams up with a handsome alcoholic, Robbi, and in a stolen car careers through Iceland with unexpected and bizarre consequences.

Directed by Júlíus Kemp

Movie Days(1994)

1h 22min | Drama
3.1/5 (with 5 votes)

This Icelandic tale, loosely based on the real-life experiences of director Fridrik Fridriksson tells the saga of a boyhood spent in Iceland in the 1960s.

Tears of Stone(1995)

1h 50min | Drama
2.8/5 (with 3 votes)

About Icelandic composer Jon Leifs (1899-1968) who spent much of his life in Germany before WWII. The film begins in the 1930s after he has married the daughter of an industrialist, Annie, who is also a concert pianist. This era was frustrating for Leifs because his works were seldom performed. Iceland's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1995.

The Dance(1998)

1h 23min | Drama, Comedy
2.8/5 (with 2 votes)

Águst Guðmundsson directed this Icelandic period drama, adapted from the short story We Must Dance by William Heinesen, and set on an island in 1913. Pétur (Gunnar Helgason) narrates, recalling the days when mainlanders arrived for a wedding. Flirtatious Sirsa (Pálína Jónsdottir) marries Harald (Dofri Hermannsson), son of a wealthy landowner on the island. Offshore, a ship is sinking, so the men form a rescue party, returning with the captain, the engineer, and several sailors. With a storm gathering, the engineer dies. The clergyman requests an end to the festivities as a mark of respect. Sirsa protests, but her new husband brings the celebration to a halt. The group then fragments into different activities, drunken or otherwise, and the sensual Sirsa directs her attention toward the handsome Ívar (Baldur Trausti Hreinsson). The film's score features traditional folk music.

Count Me Out(1997)

1h 18min | Kids & Family, Comedy
2.9/5 (with 2 votes)

A little girl "kidnaps" her half-sister in order to get the attention of her father who left her mother years ago for another woman (who gave birth to her half-sister)

Directed by Ari Kristinsson - With Bergþóra Aradóttir, Freydís Kristófersdóttir, María Ellingsen, Valdimar Örn Flygenring, Tinna Finnbogadóttir, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, ...

The Adventures of Paper Peter(1990)

1.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Follows the adventure of a group of kids and a paper boy named Peter. Plane ride, box car racing and bad neighbours are all included. Iceland's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1990.

Directed by Ari Kristinsson - With Rannveig Jónsdóttir, Magnús Ólafsson, Kristmann Óskarsson, Rajeev Murukesevan, ...

The Honour of the House(1999)

1h 50min | Drama
2.6/5 (with 2 votes)

A hypocritical and selfish older sister holds power over her younger, unselfish and humanitarian sister by hiding the shame of her younger sister's pregnancy, with the purpose of upholding the aristocratic status of their name and household. Or that is what we are told, because underneath the facade, is a story of two sisters, who have had intimacy with the same man.

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