BIFF 2020: 23. september - 1. oktober
Cinema Extraordinaire

XL

ORIGINAL TITLE:
XL
Island/ 2013/ 1 t. 27 min.
LANGUAGE:
Islandsk
UNDERTEKSTER:
engelsk
CAST:
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, María Birta, Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir, Elma Lísa Gunnarsdóttir, Þorsteinn Bachmann
DIRECTOR:
Marteinn Thorsson
WRITER:
Marteinn Thorsson, Gudmundur Óskarsson
PRODUCER:
Ragnheidur Erlingsdóttir, Marteinn Thorsson, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Gudmundur Óskarsson
Politics - Icelandic style

Leifur Sigurdarson, a chubby alcoholized playboy and Member of Parliament, is ordered to undergo rehab by his good friend and boss, the prime minister. But first, he invites his friends for one last blowout. Among the invited guests is his young lover, whom also is his daughter's best friend.

 

Marteinn Thorsson

MARTEINN THORSSON is an Icelandic filmmaker who in 2004 was named "One of 10 Directors to Watch" by Variety Magazine. XL is his third feature film.