Jar City (Myrin)
Monday, 11 May 2009

Baltasar KormŠkur. Iceland. 2008. 93 mins. Sub-titles. Cert 15.

On the surface, Jar City is a police procedural thriller, an investigation into an old manís death, but itís much, much more. Issues ranging from personal bereavement and family relationships to data privacy and Icelandís history are explored, against some striking landscapes and backed by stirring choral music.
 

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