Directed by Fridrik Thor Fridriksson
This witty and mystical film follows a
executive who is forced to perform a traditional memorial ceremony in
Iceland. He embarks on an austere
spiritual journey which is alternately funny and moving. This Japanese-Icelandic road
movie was directed by Fridrik Thor Fridriksson, who captures Iceland's stark
landscape in a film Roger Ebert called "odd and beautiful."
Starring Fridik Thor Dridrikson, Masatoshi Nagase, Lili Taylor, Fisher
Stevens and Gisli Halldorsen. English, Japanese
and Icelandic with English subtitles. 85 minutes.