101 Reykjavik
101 Reykjavik (2001)

It's easy to empathize with adolescent apathy when it's 30 degrees below zero, nightfall at four o'clock in the afternoon, and you're knee-deep in graying snow sludge. But at 28 years old, Hlynur's a little long in the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 15, 2003
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89%
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77%


Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A funny, offbeat romantic comedy about an unlikely tryst with the beautiful Icelandic landscape as a backdrop.

F.X. Feeney
L.A. Weekly

Kormakur ... balances tones with a smooth, mature confidence.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

There's something juicily amusing about the nonjudgmental way Kormakur views his characters.

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Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

A tightly packed little snowball of a comedy that picks up steam as it rolls along.

Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

A times as flatly deadpan as Hylner, at others as passionately eccentric as Abril's Lola, 101 Reykjavik is at least dedicatedly unexpected.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

101 Reykjavik sometimes seems to be drifting pointlessly, but it keeps on righting itself, with moments of humor and imagination.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Everything about this Icelandic sitcom comedy seemed off kilter.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Imagine, if you dare, Ingmar Bergman as a consummate slacker with a wicked sense of pop humour.

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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

Gudnason makes a delightful anti-hero, Abril is a kick in the pants and the snowy locations are nicely integrated.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

It's a strange and distant tale that would only appear on Jerry Springer in America but comes off as quirky and cute when presented from the cold Nordic perspective.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Ross Collins
Icelandic eurotrash about sex, drugs, parties, lesbians and the difficulties of growing up.
Daniel Parsons
A very funny, almost deadpan Icelandic/British co-production about a 30 something slacker living with his mother and an Italian female lodger who spends his… More
Stefan P
Hilarious.