Eleven Men Out (Strakarnir okkar) (2005)
Average Rating: 4.7/10
Reviews Counted: 11
Fresh: 4 | Rotten: 7
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A sports star's career takes a sudden roller coaster ride when he makes a very unexpected announcement in this comedy from Iceland. Ottar Thor (Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson) is a well-known soccer player whose life off the field isn't as successful as his career in football. Thor's marriage to a one-time beauty queen ended in a bitter divorce, his 13-year-old son Magnus (Arnmundur Ernst) would rather play video games than talk to his dad, and his obnoxious father and brother have moved in to his
Nov 16, 2007 Limited
Mar 4, 2008
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[Eleven Men Out] thoughtful and funny characters, something that should give this droll drama appeal beyond a niche gay audience.
A non-pandering crowd-pleaser whose character quirks and small stabs at poignancy feel refreshingly earned.
If you detect anything fresh or original in terms of character or story development, you're probably not watching this movie.
Douglas addresses rather serious issues with warmth and humour in this engaging football comedy, which doesn't actually show much football action.
While Eleven Men Out is an interesting look at how Icelandic society deals with homosexuality, it doesn't hold together as solid entertainment for U.S. audiences.
Although a very serious subject, it is often approached with comedy. This one is more successful than a lot of television sitcoms have been in conveying the challenge and the rewards of the spiritual practice of openness.
There's at least a half dozen movies fighting for attention here, none of them particularly appealing.
The film might be trying to push boundaries in terms of male nudity, but no amount of penises can save this wannabe comedy that is just not funny.
Nothing particularly subtle or different here.
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