'The Deep' on Toronto International Film Festival
One of the most anticipated Nordic films of the year, Baltasar Kormákur's The Deep is a proud representative of Icelandic cinematography on this years Toronto International Film Festival. The film is based on an astonishing true incident that took place on the frigid seas off Iceland in 1984 and fashions a modern-day everyman myth about the sole survivor of a shipwreck, whose superhuman will to survive made him both an inexplicable scientific phenomenon and a genuine national hero.
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson plays the leading role. Other actors include Þorbjörg Helga Þorgilsdóttir, Jóhann G. Jóhannsson, Theodór Júlíusson, María Sigurðardóttir, Björn Thors and Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson.
The film is scheduled as follows.
Friday, September 7th - TIFF Bell Lightbox 2 at 9pm
Sunday, September 9th - Cinoplex Yonge & Dundas 9 at 9.45am
Sunday, September 16th - Scotiabank 2 at 9.15pm