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The Oath (2016)

Eiðurinn (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 9 September 2016 (Iceland)
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A troubled father, working as a doctor, decides to go to extreme measures for saving his daughter from a devastating influence of her boyfriend, a drug dealer.

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Baltasar Kormákur
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Baltasar Kormákur ... Finnur
Hera Hilmar ... Anna
Gísli Örn Garðarsson ... Óttar
Margrét Bjarnadóttir Margrét Bjarnadóttir ... Solveig
Auður Aradóttir Auður Aradóttir ... Hrefna
Guðrún Sesselja Arnardóttir Guðrún Sesselja Arnardóttir ... Birna
Þorsteinn Bachmann ... Ragnar
Ingvar Sigurdsson ... Halldór (as Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson)
Þorsteinn Gunnarsson Þorsteinn Gunnarsson ... Gulli
Þórunn Magnea Magnúsdóttir Þórunn Magnea Magnúsdóttir ... Kolbrún
Jakob Þór Einarsson ... Læknir Önnu
Edda Arnljótsdóttir Edda Arnljótsdóttir ... Margrét
Kristján Franklin Magnúss Kristján Franklin Magnúss ... Bergþór
Björn Ingi Hilmarsson Björn Ingi Hilmarsson ... Rannsóknarlögreglumaður
Helga Vala Helgadóttir Helga Vala Helgadóttir ... Prestur
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Icelandic auteur Baltasar Kormákur (Contraband, 2 Guns, Everest) directs and stars in this psychological thriller about a father who tries to pull his daughter out of her world of drugs and petty crime, only to find that danger can be found in unexpected places.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Trivia

The title refers to the Hippocratic Oath, which is traditionally sworn by doctors. See more »

Quotes

Finnur: [on causing Ottar to die]
[tearfully]
Finnur: He Was *Ruining* You!
Anna: [sobbing] But I Loved Him!
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Connections

Features Virgin Mountain (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

El cant dels ocells (Song of the birds)
Catalan Folk Song
Arrangement by Pau Casals (as Pablo Casals)
Performed by Gunnar Kvaran & Árni Heiðar Karlsson
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17 August 2017 | by essopostSee all my reviews

I like Kormákur as an actor and director but not here, the plot is illogical, I agree with other reviewer about full of cliché, unnecessary dialogues. Look like Baltasar Kormákur tried to put little pieces from different thrillers in this, just hope his next work will be good as usual.


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9 September 2016 (Iceland) See more »

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RVK Studios, RVK Studios See more »
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