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Jar city (Baltasar Kormákur, 2006, Iceland) - Scandinavian Crime Movies

Mon, November 11, 2013 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM • Conference Room BUR 337

Jar City

Jar City

Several stories unfold at different times in Jar City: 30 years earlier, a little girl named Audur, daughter of the single mother Kolbrun, is buried; in the present, another little girl, loved by both her parents, dies, and her 31-year-old father, Orm, tries to find out how this genetic disease got into his family; two children find the dead body of a neighbor, old Holberg, attacked in his filthy apartment with an ashtray; and the detective who will put all the pieces together, Erlendur, tries to find a way to save his own pregnant, drug-addicted daughter Eva. A masterpiece! Director: Baltasar Kormákur. 93 min.

For more information contact Jakob Holm

Sponsored by: The Department of Germanic Studies

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