Mads Mikkelsen Source
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Release Date: May 7, 1998 (Denmark)
Genre: Drama
Director: Simon Staho
Writers: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Simon Staho.
Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Nukâka and Pálína Jónsdóttir.
Filming Locations: Iceland.

A film about self-destruction, romance, and everlasting friendship: Ossy and Jimmy are childhood friends from Copenhagen and together they share an experience of a wild life in Thailand. Some years ago Jimmy gave that life up and settled in Iceland, where he now lives the life of ordinary people: a steady job, a wife, and a child. One day Ossy – carrying a deadly secret and in great need of his former confidante – suddenly turns up in Iceland. Jimmy doesn’t appreciate the confrontation with his past and he does what he can to deport his old friend. Ossy responds with a vengeance and disrupts Jimmy’s peaceful family life. Desperate and for want of ridding himself of Ossy, Jimmy agrees to sell a small portion of heroin for him, but the plan backfires. While Jimmy desperately tries to keep his family together, Ossy plunges into deep water, and ends beaten-up in the Icelandic desert, where he is found by the angelic and beautiful girl Jóna.