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Arctic (2018)

Directed by Joe Penna

Thriller | Drama

Most recently watched by sleestakk

Overview

A man stranded in the Arctic is finally about to receive his long awaited rescue. However, after a tragic accident, his opportunity is lost and he must then decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his camp or embark on a deadly trek through the unknown for potential salvation.

Rated PG-13 | Length 98 minutes

Actors

Maria Thelma Smáradóttir | Mads Mikkelsen

Viewing Notes

I love this theater when no one is here.

This is a really good survival tale. Not sure if it’s based on a true story but it feels like it. Maybe two pages of dialogue as most of this story is told by visuals and emotions. Excellent cinematography and Mads performance. You feel the anguish in his expressions. Love how it sets up the plot and stakes. Haven’t seen many Icelandic films so that’s cool too. Seeing this in an empty theater also empathized the sheer loneliness of the experience.

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