Devil's Island (1996)

Devil's Island


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DEVIL'S ISLAND is a bittersweet tale of Iceland set in the fifties.

The Rock and Roll years visit Iceland in this raucous saga of a community of outcasts living in the barracks left behind by American forces after World War II. Specifically, it's about Baddi and Danni, two children brought up by their grandparents. Their flirtatious mother marries an American pilot and moves to Kansas. Baddi decides to pay the couple a visit in Kansas and returns to Devil's Island a true hero, … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International
Directed By:
On DVD: Jul 5, 2000

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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
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January 1, 2000
The New Republic
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Village Voice
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A wry black comedy that pokes fun at the destructive impact of Americanization upon one Icelandic family.

Full Review… | March 13, 2002
Spirituality and Practice

June 18, 2005

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