Vultures

Thriller | 2018 | Iceland | 96 mins | English, Icelandic

Directed by

Börkur Sigthorsson

Cast

Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Baltasar Breki Samper, Anna Próchniak, Marijana Jankovic

Producers

Baltasar Kormákur, Agnes Johansen

Synopsis

Sharp-suited Erik represents the aspirational face of modern Iceland. Atli, a petty criminal just released from prison, is stuck in a downward spiral.
The distance between these two very different brothers vanishes when the duo teams up to smuggle cocaine into Iceland, inside plastic pellets swallowed by a young Polish mule, Sofia.
But things go wrong when rule-breaking cop Lena starts closing in on them and Sofia falls sick. With the drugs yet to reach their destination and a rival gang demanding a slice of the action, time is a luxury that the brothers can’t afford.
Charismatic anti-hero Erik’s ability to stay one step ahead is tested to the limit - how many lives is he willing to sacrifice to sustain his own?

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