A neonoir ghost story for Christmas
Death stalks the shadows of an isolated dam in the far-north snows of Iceland!
vt Cold Trail
Iceland / 95 minutes / color with brief bw / Saga, Reykjavik, Angel Dir: Björn Br. Björnsson Pr: Magnús V. Sigurdsson, Kristinn Thordarson Scr: Kristinn Thordarson Cine: Vídir Sigurdsson Cast: Pröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Elva Osk Olafsdóttir, Hjalti Rögnvaldsson, Helgi Björnsson, Lilja Gudrún Porvaldsdóttir, Tómas Lemarquis, Anita Briem, Harald G. Haraldsson, Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir, Hanna María Karlsdóttir, Lars Brygmann, Birta Júlía Porbjarnardóttir, Sólveig Gudmundsdóttir, Olafur Gudmundsson, Hilmir Snær Gudnason, Bryndís Jónsdóttir, Stefán Jónsson.
Hardbitten, womanizing Reykjavik investigative journalist Baldur Mariuson (Gunnarsson) is more interested in pursuing the latest sex-scandal story—about a company CEO, Kjartan (Gudnason), molesting his daughter—than he is in a story his much younger colleague Elin (Briem) has picked up about a security guard accidentally falling to his death from a dam in a remote part of the country. His editor, Jón (Jónsson), feels the same way: sex sells papers. The dam story is unimportant, even if the dam is rumored to be haunted by the spirit of a workman who died there during the construction and even if the relevant security camera just happened to be switched off when the supposed accident happened.
Baldur (Pröstur Leó Gunnarsson) gets a call.
But all that changes for Baldur when he discovers from his mother (Jóhannsdóttir) that the man who fell off the dam was Continue reading