101 Reykjavik Reviews

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February 24, 2020
101 Reykjavík is a straightforward sort of movie, but its unabashed innocence and stylistic aplomb are wonderfully endearing.
December 6, 2005
August 12, 2005
December 1, 2003
A tightly packed little snowball of a comedy that picks up steam as it rolls along.
April 21, 2003
Everything about this Icelandic sitcom comedy seemed off kilter.
April 17, 2003
It's a strange and distant tale that would only appear on Jerry Springer in America but comes off as quirky and cute when presented from the cold Nordic perspective.
December 8, 2002
A film that's as outlandish as it is entertaining.
October 30, 2002
October 21, 2002
Fails because it's nearly impossible to care about the main character.
September 30, 2002
Kormakur ... balances tones with a smooth, mature confidence.
May 10, 2002
Culture clashes, gender roles and political correctnesses all get their moment in this droll winner.
April 15, 2002
...there is more intelligence and humor in this 93-minute diamond-in-the-rough than in 10 American coming-of-age flicks.
April 14, 2002
funny, sexy, and utterly moored in its distinctive landscape
March 24, 2002
As a tour through the messy lifestyles of the young and the wasted in Europe's most remote yet hippest capital, it's entertaining and often hilarious.
March 23, 2002
Hilmer Snaer Gudnason makes Hylner ... weirdly sweet and appealing, and as for the rest of the cast, well, we've yet to see a movie that was not vastly improved by the presence of Victoria Abril.
March 22, 2002
A times as flatly deadpan as Hylner, at others as passionately eccentric as Abril's Lola, 101 Reykjavik is at least dedicatedly unexpected.
March 22, 2002
Imagine, if you dare, Ingmar Bergman as a consummate slacker with a wicked sense of pop humour.
March 8, 2002
The director wisely resists the temptation to treat slackerdom as just a blase counterpoint to the craziness of the world.
February 3, 2002
Hilynur serves as a likable antihero.
November 27, 2001
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