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Þorsteinn Jónsson

Atómstöðin (Atom Station)

Edition 1984
95' - 1984 - Drama - Dialogue: Icelandic
Director: Þorsteinn Jónsson Composer: Karl Sighvatsson With: Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir, Gunnar Eyjólfsson, Jonina Scott
"The Atom Station" deals with the most controversial issue in Iceland after World War II: the attitude towards the NATO base in Keflavik. The story takes place in the post-war climate, when a foreign super power wants to establish an atomic station in Iceland and corrupt politicians try to carry it through Parliament. The story of a nation is reflected in the story of a young girl who has to choose between two men, two life styles. How is she to maintain her freedom as a person ? How is a small nation to keep its independence in the struggle between the great powers ?

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Credits

Director

Þorsteinn Jónsson

Composer

Karl Sighvatsson

With

Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir, Gunnar Eyjólfsson, Jonina Scott

Scenario

Þorsteinn Jónsson, Þórhallur Sigurðsson, Örnólfur Árnason

Director of Photography

Karl Oskarsson

Editor

Nancy Baker

Producer

Örnólfur Árnason

More information

Dialogue

Icelandic

Countries of production

Iceland

Screenplay based on

"Atómstöðin" (Halldór Laxness)

Year

1984

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