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Friðrik þór Friðriksson

Friðrik þór Friðriksson

Date of Birth: May 12, 1954

Country: Iceland

Biography: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson (born 12 May 1954), sometimes credited as Fridrik Thor Fridriksson, is an Icelandic film director and producer.

Total Credits at Criticker: 1 (Actor), 12 (Director), 8 (Writer)

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    Mamma Gógó (2010)
    A film director's personal journey experiencing his mother's disappearance into the Alzheimer disease, a film with essential Fridriksson's ingredients, humour, compassion and strong visual style.
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    A Mother
    The mother of an autistic child is determined not to accept the pessimistic prognosis for her son.
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    Falcons (2002)
    Simon, a mysterious man with a past, returns to Iceland with the intention to end his no good life. Before he can complete his task, he meets a young woman, Dúa, who he believes might be his daughter. When she gets into trouble with the police, Simon represses his death wish and decides to help her out. Together they flee to the city of Hamburg and smuggle with them what used to be the greatest export of the Vikings, an Icelandic Falcon. (imdb)
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    On Top Down Under (2002)
    On Top is, of course, Iceland - in contrast to Down Under Australia. As the evening shadows fall over an isolated lighthouse, a young girl recalls the joys of a past summer with her lover at a geyser. As the day wears on in the blazing desert, the young man of her dreams transports blocks of ice to a lonely shack out in the bush. Somehow, their fates are shared - much as in the last sonnet penned by the young John Keats. (imdb)
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    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 inevitable doom; at home with his parents who finally can't cope, and in the mental institution, Kleppur. (imdb)
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    Djöflaeyjan (1996)
    The story of families living in barracks, left by the US Army in Reykjavik at the conclusion of World War II. (imdb)
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    Cold Fever (1995)
    Hirata finds himself canceling his vacation plans to Hawaii when his grandfather reminds him of his duty to his parents... (imdb)
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    Movie Days (1994)
    The movie follows the story of an icelandic family, and the youngest child of the family, an avid movie lover, being sent to the village at his relatives.
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    Börn náttúrunnar (1991)
    Old Thorgeir must leave his home far off in the icelandic 'countryside' and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavik. There he meets an old friend from his childhood, Stella. Thorgeir soon becomes unhappy living there and together with Stella he steals a jeep. Together they leave the city for Stella's old home in northwestern Iceland. (imdb)
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    Skytturnar (1987)
    Two friends, who are experienced whale hunters, decide to settle down in Rekyavik at the end of the whaling season. During a night on the town, the duo lands in a heap of trouble after they are thrown out of one establishment after another. As events escalate the two men break into a weapons shop and arm themselves with rifles for a confrontation with the police. (imdb)
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    Hringurinn (1985)
    Experimental film of a trip around Iceland, filmed on the circular highway with a wide angle lens camera registering one frame every 12 seconds. (imdb)
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    Rock in Reykjavik (1982)
    A thorough overview of the powerful and expanding rock scene in Iceland. Most of the film consists of performances by a wide variety of rock-groups in various clubs in Reykjavik in 1981-82. There are also interviews with members of the groups representing different views on such features of the rock scene as sex, drugs and politics. 19 groups appear in the film. (imdb)
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