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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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Release date
Feb 13, 2004 (United States)

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