101 Reykjavík


101 Reykjavík (pronunciation ) is a 2000 Icelandic comedy film directed by Baltasar Kormákur and starring Victoria Abril and Hilmir Snær Guðnason. It is based on an eponymous 1996 novel by Hallgrímur Helgason,[1] and both are set in Reykjavík, Iceland. The title is taken from the Íslandspóstur postal code for the Miðborg district of central Reykjavík. The film won nine B-class film awards and received ten nominations most notably winning the Discovery Film Award at the Toronto International Film Festival.

101 Reykjavík
DVD cover
Directed byBaltasar Kormákur
Produced byIngvar Þórðarson
Baltasar Kormákur
Written byHallgrímur Helgason (novel)
Baltasar Kormákur
StarringVictoria Abril
Hilmir Snær Guðnason
Hanna María Karlsdóttir
Music byDamon Albarn
Einar Örn Benediktsson
CinematographyPeter Steuger
Edited bySkule Eriksen
Sigvaldi J. Kárason
Distributed by101 Limited
Release date
June 1, 2000 (2000-06-01)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryIceland
LanguagesIcelandic
English
Box office$126,404

Cast


  • Victoria Abril as Lola
  • Hilmir Snær Guðnason as Hlynur
  • Hanna María Karlsdóttir as Berglind
  • Þrúður Vilhjálmsdóttir as Hófí
  • Baltasar Kormákur as Þröstur
  • Ólafur Darri Ólafsson as Marri
  • Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson as Brúsi
  • Eyvindur Erlendsson as Hafsteinn
  • Halldóra Björnsdóttir as Elsa
  • Hilmar Jonsson as Magnús
  • Jóhann Sigurðarson as Páll
  • Edda Heidrún Backman as Páll's wife
  • Guðmundur Ingi Þorvaldsson as Ellert
  • Gunnar Eyjólfsson as the neighbor
  • Jónína Ólafsdóttir as woman at the employment office
  • Sigríður Helgadóttir as Amma
  • Inga Maria Valdimarsdóttir as Vinkona Hófíar
  • Agnar Jón Egilsson as Rósi
  • Rósi Hattari as Barfluga
  • Atli Rafn Sigurðsson as Gulli
  • Guðrún María Bjarnadóttir as Ingey
  • Lilja Nótt Þórarinsdóttir as Gunna
  • Benedikt Ingi Armannsson as Óli

Awards and nominations


Awards

Nominations

References


  1. Hallgrímur Helgason, 101 Reykjavík (Reykjavík: Mál og menning, 1996). ISBN 9979314761; 9979315768; 9789979314769