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101 Reykjavik Movie Review Summary

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101 REYKJAVIK is a movie from Iceland written and directed by Baltasar KormÃ'¡kur in 2000.
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Hlynur is 30 years old, doesn't want to work and still lives with his mother. He spends his time smoking, watching porn movies and drinking with his friends at the local bar. Once in a while, he sleeps with HÃ'³fÃ'­, a young girl who'd like him to change his way of life and marry her.

Hlynur's life will be turned upside down when his mother asks Lola, her flamenco teacher, to stay a few days in their house. Hlynur and Lola, intoxicated, spend the night of the 31st of december together but, the next day, his mother dares to tell him the truth: she's fallen in love with Lola and both women have decided to live together. That's also the moment chosen by HÃ'³fÃ'­ to tell Hlynur that she is pregnant. The poor young man decides then to move in one of his friends's apartment in order to assimilate this disturbing news.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   Lesbians!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Scandinavian

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Scandinavia Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   Atlantic Ocean Island Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   lesbians!    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--women Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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