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1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
Unemployed and unmotivated Hlynur (Hilmir Snaer Gudnason) is still living with his mother, Berglind (Hanna Maria Karlsdottir), in a decidedly non-picturesque section of Reykjavik, Iceland, spending his days watching porn and wandering around the city. One drunken night Hlynur sleeps with Lola (Victoria Abril), his mother's vivacious, avowedly lesbian flamenco teacher. Soon afterwards, Berglind announces that she and Lola are lovers and that -- by the way -- Lola is pregnant.

Cast: Victoria Abril , Hilmir Snaer Gudnason , Hanna Maria Karlsdottir , Baltasar Kormakur , Olafur Darri Olafsson , Thrudur Vilhjalmdottir ,

Director: Baltasar Kormakur

Genres: Comedy

101 Reykjavik (2000)

Release Date: January 1st, 2000|1 hr. 29 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    A wonderful, cockeyed sex comedy. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Much of this is pretty funny, in its perverse, disorienting style, and there's an irrepressible sunniness to the relationship between Lola and Hlynur's mother. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Accurately described as an Icelandic version of Pedro Almodovar's gender-bending black comedies -- but it's also reminiscent of early Woody Allen movies. show more

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