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Nói, the Albino

Original title: Nói Albinói
German title: Noi, der Albino
Iceland, 2003

Director: Kari, Dagur
Production company: Zik Zak Filmworks
Age recommendation: 16 years and up

Synopsis:
17-year-old Nòi lives with his grandmother in a dump of a town where absolutely nothing happens. His father is a drunk and neglects Nòi, but Nòi is preoccupied with other things. He has a crush on a girl from the local café and that makes up the only positive relationship in his life. Overcome by desperation, Nòi robs a bank, but no one realizes that in fact it was a cry for help. A fortune teller sees nothing but death in Nòi's future.

Festivals:
Buster Copenhagen 2003, Lübeck 2003, European Film Prize 2003: nomination as best main actor for Tómas Lemarquis, Edinburgh 2003 (awarded), Poznan 2004 (awarded)

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