King’s Road 2010


“The storyline is very amusing, at times hilarious and the group of actors all deliver their crazy characters so effortlessly that the film is light and humorous without the tragic undertone being suffocated”

“hilarious and extremely well played tragic comedy”
Thorarinn Thorarinsson / Fréttablaðið ****

Mystery Island in co-production with Vesturport and KUKL present

KING’S ROAD a film by Valdis Oskarsdottir

The story takes place in a rundown trailerpark in Iceland. After 3 years abroad Junior returns to Iceland with his set of problems hoping that his father can sort them out. But his homecoming isn’t quite what he had expected.
King’s Road is a story about a group of individuals that ends up at the same place and their troubled past is the reason why they are staying at this place. The story takes place over five days and during that time we learn how they got there and why and at the end all of them have to make up their minds and make decisions if to go on with their lives as it is or take action.

Whom can you depend on if you can’t depend on your family?

Length: 95 min
Original title: Kóngavegur
English title: King’s Road
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Language: Icelandic/English/German
Subtitles: English/French/Icelandic

Premiere: 26. March 2010

King’s Road on IMDB
King’s Road Homepage

Please send all information to:
christof@icelandicfilmcentre.is
vigdis@icelandicfilmcentre.is
laufeybjork@icelandicfilmcentre.is

Cast

Onni
Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson

Rupert
Daniel Brühl

Junior
Gisli Örn Gardarsson

Asta
Hanna Maria Karlsdottir

BB
Ingvar E. Sigurdsson

Maria
Kristbjorg Kjeld

Inga
Margret Vilhjalmsdottir

Sally
Nanna Kristin Magnusdottir

Rosa
Nina Dogg Filippusdottir

Ray
Olafur Darri Olafsson

Davis
Olafur Egilsson

Steri
Runar Freyr Gislason

Senior
Sigurður Sigurjonsson

Kari
Throstur Leo Gunnarsson

Creative team

Director, Writer, Editor
Valdis Oskarsdottir

Cinematographer
Bergsteinn Bjorgúlfsson

Sound design
Petur Einarsson
Birgir Tryggvason
Arni Gustafsson

Music
Lay Low
Petur Hallgrimsson

Producers
Arni Filippusson
David Oskar Olafsson
Hreinn Beck

Co-producers
Thorvardur Bjorgulfsson