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Reykjavik-Rotterdam (2008)
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Reykjavik-Rotterdam (2008)
Original name: Reykjavík Rotterdam
Genre: Thriller
Country: Iceland, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A former sailor who has served prison sentences for alcohol smuggling fights to keep his family afloat. He is offered pay for a last tour of cargo between Reykjavik and Rotterdam. He agrees, in the hope to get out of debt, but unexpected events occur.
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, suspense, exciting, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, delivery, down on your luck, cargo ship, smuggling, danger, security guard, escapades, rivalry, financial problem, crime, life is a bitch, graphic violence, chases and races, one last job, sailor, ex convict, ship, drugs, betrayal, alcohol, helicopter, attempted murder, art theft
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, iceland, holland

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