Astrópía

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Astrópía
Astropia poster.jpg
Astrópía promotional poster
Directed by Gunnar B. Guðmundsson
Produced by Júlíus Kemp
Ingvar Þórðarson
Written by Ottó Geir Borg
Jóhann Ævar Grímsson
Starring Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir
Snorri Engilbertsson
Davíð Þór Jónsson
Sverrir Þór Sverrisson
Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon
Halla Vilhjálmsdóttir
Jörundur Ragnarsson
Bjarni Gautur
Cinematography Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson
Edited by Sverrir Kristjánsson
Release date
  • August 22, 2007 (2007-08-22)
Running time
93 minutes
Country Iceland
Language Icelandic

Astrópía is a 2007 Icelandic film directed by Gunnar B. Guðmundsson.

Plot[edit]

The film revolves around Hildur, a national celebrity and socialite who has to look for a job when her boyfriend Jolli is sent to prison. She finds a job at Astrópía, a store that sells role playing books and her immersion into geek culture changes her outlook on life.

Cast[edit]

  • Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir as Hildur, a celebrity whose life changes suddenly when her boyfriend Jolli is sent to prison
  • Snorri Engilbertsson as Dagur, a translator of romantic novels and customer at Astrópía, who develops a romantic interest in Hildur
  • Davíð Þór Jónsson as Jolli, Hildur's boyfriend and owner of a car dealership, who is sent to prison for fraud
  • Sverrir Þór Sverrisson as Flóki, an employee at Astrópía who manages the DVD section
  • Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon as Pési, an employee at Astrópía who manages the comic book section
  • Halla Vilhjálmsdóttir as Beta, a member of Dagur's role-playing group
  • Jörundur Ragnarsson as Scat, a member of Dagur's role-playing group
  • Halldór Magnússon as Goggi, owner of Astrópía and gamemaster of Dagur's role-playing group
  • Sara Guðmundsdóttir as Björt, a friend of Hildur's
  • Alexander Sigurðsson as Snorri, Björt's 8-year-old son
  • Bjarni Gautur as a customer in Astrópía

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