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Hafi­ (The Sea) (Havet) Reviews

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Bruce Feld
Film Journal International

Though there are ugly events galore, there is not an ugly frame in this entire masterpiece of a soap opera by the sea.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

March 1, 2007

a typical icelandic drama

| Original Score: 3.5/4

April 11, 2006
Kent Turner

The confrontational family dinner features archetypes that would have been at home on Dallas.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

April 20, 2004
David Cornelius

It's Shakespeare mixed with St. Elmo's Fire by way of Bj÷rk.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/5

December 4, 2003
Jurgen Fauth

For its unique mix of fire and ice, The Sea deserves to be seen.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

October 8, 2003
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It was all so pointless.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C

September 30, 2003
Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Kormßkur is fully content pimping his particular love/hate relationships with the beautiful/harsh landscapes of Iceland in as many different masochistic scenarios as possible.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

September 27, 2003
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

[The] film is so sullen that it's more painful than a three-day family reunion with all of your least-favorite relatives.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 2/4

September 12, 2003
Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune

The central figures... are so shrill and spiteful that it's hard to care what happens to them.

Full Review Source: Salt Lake Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 12, 2003
Eric D. Snider

'The Sea' is only a step above a TV soap opera. But it is a step, and we're able to feel genuine compassion for some of the characters, while reveling in the greed and stupidity of the others.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B+

September 7, 2003
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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There is something willfully balanced about director- co-writer Baltasar Kormakur's vision of this imploding family.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 11, 2003
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

enough heatless monologues to bore Victor Hugo

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 1/4

July 10, 2003
Shawn Levy

The motivations of these characters may be a tad easy to predict, but the passion with which Kormakur's cast invest themselves in the proceedings is impressive.

Full Review Source: Oregonian

June 20, 2003
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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A subzero saga where dysfunction and distress -- and large quantities of herring -- rule.

| Original Score: 3/4

June 19, 2003
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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Funny and entertaining ... in an Icelandic sort of way.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

June 13, 2003
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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The different tones don't always blend smoothly, but it's still a pretty compelling tale.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: B

June 12, 2003
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

"The Sea" doesn't have the same raw sparkle of "101 Reykjavik" and certainly lacks much of the latter's whimsical wonder but it does represent a leap in filmmaking craft for Kormakur.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B-

June 10, 2003
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews

Kormakur fails to make us care about these characters . . . rather, their scathing unpleasantness makes us want to run away as quickly as possible

Full Review Source: Killer Movie Reviews | Original Score: 1/5

June 8, 2003
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Grows more and more ludicrous, like some compendium episode of 'Dallas' or 'Dynasty,' but with snow.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: C

June 7, 2003
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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Bad behavior, by itself, can entertain for only so long. By film's end, the laughs had disappeared and black comedy had turned into dour, pointless drama.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

June 6, 2003
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