City State 2 Makes It To Rotterdam International Film Festival - The Reykjavik Grapevine

City State 2 Makes It To Rotterdam International Film Festival

Published January 8, 2015

Nanna Árnadóttir
Main photo by
borgriki2.is

Icelandic crime thriller, City State 2 (Borgríki 2 – Blóð hraustra manna) has been chosen to participate in the upcoming Rotterdam International Film Festival (IFFR).

The film will be shown as a part of the festival’s Spectrum section which keeps tabs on new and recent feature-length works by experienced filmmakers and artists who provide, in the opinion of IFFR, an essential contribution to international film culture.

This will mark the film’s international premiere, so far the film has only been shown in Iceland, premiering at Háskólabíó back in October.

The film by Ólafur de Fleur Jóhannesson, a sequel to City State released back in 2011, is set in Iceland and follows Hannes, an ambitious policeman within the Internal Affairs department put in charge of investigating the corrupt head of Narcotics.

BORGRÍKI 2 from Olaf de Fleur on Vimeo.

Note: The trailer is in Icelandic and is not subtitled

Rotterdam’s International Film Festival begins later this month on the 21 of January and will continue until February 1.

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