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Messenger

  • Drama
  • Mystery
  • 2010
  • Hjálmar Einarsson
  • 96 mins

Summary

Paul, part-time laborer and amateur artist, leads an unremarkable life like any other, until his world is disrupted by vivid revelations of the afterlife. At first a welcome respite from reality, his waking visions soon reveal a demonic conspiracy at work within his own community. One by one, prominent members of high society fall victim to a series of mysterious assassination attempts. As the government scrambles to contain the rising panic of the ruling class, public disillusionment grows. Amidst the maelstrom, Paul becomes entangled in a web of powerful elite, evangelical cults, and a plot that could not only bring down the country's economy, but also incite the total collapse of society. Filmed before the 2008 Icelandic banking crash that shocked the world, Messenger is a prediction of chaos turned prophetic. While many of its projections have already been fulfilled by recent events, one can only hope that the remainder will not...

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Credits

Cast

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Páll BaldvinssonDarri Ingolfsson
ÞórdísÍsgerður Elfa Gunnarsdóttir
DavíðJón Páll Eyjólfsson
SeðlabankastjóriMagnús Jónsson
MaðurPétur Einarsson
KonaMóeiður Júníusdóttir
MálariHjalti Rögnvaldsson
Páll eldriGunnar Eyjólfsson
AddiFrosti Runólfsson
SindriKjartan Bjargmundsson

Crew

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DirectorHjálmar Einarsson
ProducerHákon Einarsson
ComposerKarl James Pestka
EditorJóhannes Tryggvason

Details

Languages
Icelandic
Formats
Colour
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