Friðrik Þór Friðriksson

  • Friðrik Þór Friðriksson – Englar Alheimsins AKA Angels of the Universe (2000)

    Páll is an artistic and sensitive young man. Getting dumped by his girlfriend, Dagny, triggers his descent into madness. We follow him on his way to what seems like inevitable doom; at home with his parents who finally can’t cope, and in the mental institution, Kleppur.Read More »

  • Friðrik Þór Friðriksson – Djöflaeyjan AKA Devil’s Island (1996)

    Djoflaeyjan takes place in Reykjavik in the years following World War II. The British and American occupation army has left their bunkers behind. They became homes to hundreds of lower-class people who were pouring into the capital during those years. Djoflaeyjan tells the story of the struggle and often humorous life of people in the bunkers in those difficult times.Read More »

  • Lars von Trier – Direktoren for det hele AKA The Boss of it All (2006)

    Quote:
    The owner of an IT firm wants to sell up. The trouble is that when he started his firm he invented a nonexistent company president to hide behind when unpopular steps needed taking. When potential purchasers insist on negotiating with the “Boss” face to face the owner has to take on a failed actor to play the part. The actor suddenly discovers he is a pawn in a game that goes on to sorely test his (lack of) moral fibre.Read More »

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