Halló! Rob and Ellie reconvene for a fourth go around the cinema of Iceland! This week it’s a return to the work of Baltasar Kormákur and his 2012 drama, based on real-life events, The Deep. Ólafur Darri Ólafsson plays Gulli, a fisherman living on the island of Heimaey in the south of Iceland, whose boat capsizes. What happens next is a remarkable story of survival. With some absolutely beautiful cinematography and great performances from the likes of Björn Thors, Jóhann G. Jóhannsson and Thora Bjorg Helga, this is an intriguing disaster drama.
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