The Deep (Djúpiđ)
- 95 min
- Directed by: Baltasar Kormákur
- Cast: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Jóhann G Jóhannsson, Þorbjörg Helga Þorgilsdóttir
- Language: Icelandic
- UK release: 12 July 2013
True story about a fisherman who tries to stay alive after his boat capsizes in freezing Icelandic waters.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
Profile: Baltasar Kormákur, director of The Deep16 Jul 2013
Icelandic director on working between Iceland and Hollywood and the casting for 2 Guns
Born 1966, Reykjavik, Iceland Background An established theatre director, Kormákur’s international reputation began with early film hits 101 Reykjavik and Jar City. He successfully remade Oskar Jónasson's Reykjavik Rotterdam as seafaring feature…
The Deep20 Jun 2013
A spare and reasonably compelling Icelandic survival drama from Jar City director Baltasar Kormákur
Charting a similar course to Life of Pi but minus the tiger and meta-fictional trappings, The Deep is the true story of a man’s survival in perilous waters after a shipwreck. The director is Baltasar Kormákur, who sprung to international recognition…
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013: the breakout contenders18 Jun 2013
Stories We Tell, Jiseul and Upstream Color are likely to be the runaway successes of EIFF 2013
Stories We Tell Sarah Polley’s first feature documentary has caught the eye of film critics after a warm reception at Sundance Festival. The multi-layered investigation of her mother Diane oscillates between home Super 8 footage, conflicting family…
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