Magnus Bertelsson, 45, lawyer and department head of the city administration of Reykjavik, is jolted out of his normal, everyday life by shocking news: he has cancer. He begins to take stock of his past and to think about himself, his life and and his family. The very ordinary life of his family, their day-to-day existence, their joys, their adventures and their trivialities continue on as usual, while Magnus' fate runs its course.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Thrainn Bertelsson

Written by: Thrainn Bertelsson

Produced by: Thrainn Bertelsson

Cinematography: Ari Kristinsson

Editing: Skafti Guðmundsson

Original Score: Sigurður Rúnar Jónsson

Main Cast: Egill Olafsson (Magnús Bertelsson ), Thorhallur Sigurdsson (Laddi) (Theódór Ólafsson), Guðrún Gísladóttir (Helena Ólafsdóttir), Jôn Sigurbjornsson (Ólafur Theódórsson )

Nominations and Awards

  • European Film 1989
  • European Screenwriter 1989