Auðunn Blöndal (The Garden), Egill Einarsson (Black’s Game), Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir (Pearls and Swine), Vivian Ólafsdóttir (The Last Fishing Trip), Sverrir Þór Sverrisson (The Magic Wardrobe), Björn Hlynur Haraldsson (Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga), Júlíana Sara Gunnarsdóttir (Cruelty), Gunnar Hansson (Polite People), Jón Gnarr (A Man Like Me)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Hannes Þór Halldórsson (film debut), director, writer, editor; Nína Petersen (film debut) and Sverrir Þór Sverrisson (The Magic Wardrobe), writers; Lilja Ósk Snorradóttir (Chasing Robert Barker), producer; Kristján Sturla Bjarnason (The Biggest Rescue), composer; Elli Cassata (The Homecoming), cinematographer; Guðni Hilmar Halldórsson (The Grandad), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Bussi (Blöndal) is a tough, macho “super cop” in Reykjavik, Iceland, who is investigating a mysterious set of bank robberies where nothing appears to have been stolen. However, upon meeting his new partner Hörður (Einarsson), Bussi finds himself questioning everything, including his sexuality…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Based on a fake trailer – making it the Machete of queer cop action movies – this tongue-in-cheek Icelandic action-comedy adds an intriguing new layer to the often masculine genre.