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Black's game / Zik Zak Filmworks & Filmus Productions present ; with support from Icelandic Film Centre ; produced by Skúli Fr. Malmquist, Þórir S. Sigurjónsson & Arnar Knútsson ; written and directed by Óskar Þór Axelsson.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Stefán Máni.
DVD release of the 2012 motion picture.
Special features: Behind the scenes interviews ; trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson ; editor, Kristján Loðmfjörð ; music, Frank Hall.
Participant or Performer Note:
Vignir Rafnlborsson Val, Thor Kristjansson, Johannes Haukur Johannesson, Damon Younger, Maria Birta.
Summary, etc.:
Stebbi, a student, is arrested and reacquaints himself with a childhood friend, Toti, to help him at his upcoming court date. To pay his debt he agrees to join Toti's crew. As he is drawn into the world of Iceland's drug trade he becomes the drug lord's right-hand pusher rolling in cash drugs and girls. But that all changes as the demands of his occupation start to interfere with the inner drug-trading circle's protocol and complications arise when he breaks the circle's rules.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexuality, some graphic nudity, brutal violence including a sexual assault, disturbing behavior, pervasive drug content and language.
System Details Note:
DVD ; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
In Icelandic or dubbed English, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish. Closed-captioned.
Subject: Digital recordings.
Drug traffic > Iceland > Drama.
Organized crime > Ireland > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Crime films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.

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