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The Sea Movie Review Summary

Actors: Gunnar Eyjólfsson, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Hélène de Fougerolles, Kristbjörg Kjeld

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A small fishing village in Iceland is the backdrop for this family drama of Chekovian or Shakespearean proportions. The patriarch is a fisherman who is now owner of one of the remaining processing plants in the village. He is getting older and not in great health, so he decides to call his children together to tell them what his plans are. Rumors in town abound about his plans and secret wealth. Augst is living in Paris with his girlfriend and has become a musician without letting on to any of his family, who expect him to take over the business. Haraldur is running the business ineffectually and making shady deals in a backhanded ploy to gain control of the business from his father. Ragnheiður is bitter. She's living comfortably, but still holding on to the pain of rape and abuse suffered in her youth. There are other family secrets that will rip any tiny shred of good will any of this disfunctional family had for each other.
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As dark as an Arctic winter, you'll need the light inanity of an Adam Sandler comedy as an dessert following this main course.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   inheritance

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Unusual characteristics:    -   Extremely cynical or arrogant

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   Atlantic Ocean Island Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   sinister, like an X-Files Gomer Pyle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--women    -   seeing full frontal--men    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language Is this movie based on a    -   play

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