DVD Ferox

DVD Ferox
DVD Ferox
Run time: 83 min
Rating: 5.7
Genres: Drama
Director: Thor Omar Jonsson
Writers: Jón Atli Jónason, Jón Atli Jónasson
Stars: Þorsteinn Bachmann, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Damon Younger
Storyline
Arnaldur, a 16-year-old boy living a normal teenager’s life in Reykjavik. One day, coming home from school, he finds his brother in the bathtub, dead. Despite clear signs of a suicide, Arnaldur is convinced that his brother’s teacher is somehow responsible so he decides to take matters into his own hands and avenge his brother. Written by Florian
Plot Keywords: suicide, drugs, cocaine, lighter fluid, shower
Details:
Country: Iceland
Release Date: 19 April 2013 (Iceland)
Box Office
Budget: ISK 20,000,000 (estimated)

1 Comment

  1. This movie has a slick clean look, which contrasts nicely with the rather sordid subject matter, involving suicide, psychological trauma, and revenge. The cinematography is pleasingly elegant, and the cast is good-looking, though the pretty-boy protagonist makes for slightly uncomfortable viewing for a straight male viewer. There are enough interesting characters to give it substance, and the acting is good; but, the plot doesn't really go anywhere, nor is the viewer likely to feel very involved. It's like severe modern artwork in a spacious white gallery: quality piece of work, but you doubt whether the experience has any meaning.

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