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  • The Seagull's Laughter (2001)
  • Unrated
    102 min | Comedy, Drama
The Seagull's Laughter (2001)
Unrated
102 min | Comedy, Drama

Post-war provincial Iceland: around 1950, Freyja, who'd been a plump teen, returns from America, a widow with a 20-inch waist, seven suitcases of dresses, and a list of who ever wronged or slighted her. She moves in with an aunt and ...See morePost-war provincial Iceland: around 1950, Freyja, who'd been a plump teen, returns from America, a widow with a 20-inch waist, seven suitcases of dresses, and a list of who ever wronged or slighted her. She moves in with an aunt and socialist uncle: finding a new husband is high on her agenda, and she's mistrusted by Agga, a pre-teen who's our eyes and ears. The social order and Freyja are more complicated than they seem at first, and so may be her prospects. Class divisions, families ties, pride, the onset of puberty, and the power of Eros sliver the ice. Written by See less
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Peter Krause (as Peter-Joachim Krause)
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Feb 13, 2004 (United States)

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Heino Ferch
Björn Theódór Björn Theódór   See fewer
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Guðlaug Ólafsdóttir
Ninna (as Guðlaug Elísabet Ólafsdóttir) Ninna (as Guðlaug Elísabet Ólafsdóttir)   See fewer
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Dilja Mist
Emilía (as Diljá Mist Einarsdóttir) Emilía (as Diljá Mist Einarsdóttir)   See fewer
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Jónína Ólafsdóttir
Læknisfrúin Læknisfrúin   See fewer
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Arnar Jónsson
Sýslumaður Sýslumaður   See fewer
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Anna Kristín Arngrímsdóttir
Sýslumannsfrú Sýslumannsfrú   See fewer
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Gunnar Hansson
Unnusti Dódóar Unnusti Dódóar   See fewer
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Baldur T. Hreinsson
Gummi (as Trausti Baldur Hreinsson) Gummi (as Trausti Baldur Hreinsson)   See fewer
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Theodór Júlíusson
Þórður Lögga Þórður Lögga   See fewer
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Sigurður Skúlason
Jói Betu Jói Betu   See fewer
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Gunnar Helgason
Gauji Sigrenjandi Gauji Sigrenjandi   See fewer
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Halldór Magnússon
Tobbi Spritt Tobbi Spritt   See fewer
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Jón Júlíusson
Póstur Póstur   See fewer
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Valgeir Guðjónsson
Hjómsveitarstjóri Hjómsveitarstjóri   See fewer
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Magnús Ragnarsson
Rödd Björns Theodórs (voice) Rödd Björns Theodórs (voice)   See fewer
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Lísa Pálsdóttir
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Bryndís Pétursdóttir
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6.8 / 10 | 679 votes