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Noi the albino (Nói albinói)

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Is he the village idiot or a genius in disguise? Seventeen-year-old Noi (Tómas Lemarquis) drifts through life on a remote fjord in the north of Iceland. In winter, the fjord is cut off from the outside world, surrounded by ominous mountains and buried under a shroud of snow. Noi dreams of escaping from this white-walled prison with Iris (Elin Hansdóttir), a city girl who works in a local gas staion. But his clumsy attempts at escape spiral out of control and end in complete failure. Only a natural disaster will shatter Noi's universe and offer him a window into a better world.

Persons of interest

  • Tómas Lemarquis .... Noi
  • Throstur Leo Gunnarsson .... Kristmundur "Kiddi Beikon" B Kristmundsson
  • Elin Hansdóttir .... Iris
  • Anna Fridriksdóttir .... Lina
  • Gérard Lemarquis .... French teacher
  • Dagur Kári .... Screenwriter
  • Dagur Kári .... Director

Cinematic intelligence sources

  • Noi the albino (Nói albinói) official movie site
  • Noi the albino (Nói albinói) QuickTime movie trailers
  • Awards and film festivals:
    • Angers European First Film Festival 2003: "Ciné Cinémas" Award (Dagur Kári), Best Soundtrack European (Slowblow), European Jury Award Feature Film (Dagur Kári), GNCR Award (Dagur Kári), Laser vidéo Titres Award (Dagur Kári)
    • Brussels European Film Festival 2003: Nominated: Golden Iris (Dagur Kári)
    • Göteborg Film Festival 2003: Best Nordic Film, FIPRESCI Prize, Best Film
    • Rotterdam International Film Festival 2003: MovieZone Award (Dagur Kári); Nominations: Tiger Award (Dagur Kári)
  • NB: Icelandic language dialogue with English language subtitles
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Theatrical report

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Security censorship classification

M (Low level coarse language, adult themes)

Surveillance time

93 minutes (1:33 hours)

Not for public release in Australia before date

Film: Undated 2004
DVD rental: 13 April 2005
VHS rental: 13 April 2005

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