XL

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Aš dar nepasiekiau dugno, nes keliauju tiesiai į viršūnę.

XL follows the adventures of politician Leif Sigurdarson, party hound, boozer, womanizer, ex-family man, who is sent to rehab by his friend, the Prime Minister. But before Leif is committed, he throws a party for his closest ones (...). As the party progresses we learn more about Leif’s past, his dealings and relationships, and how he plans and executes his revenge on the Prime Minister. We discover not only a man crouching on the edge of an abyss, but a whole nation already falling into it after decades of identity crisis.

Festivals: 

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival – Best Actor, nominated for Crystal Globe award.

Marteinn Þórsson

Marteinn Þórsson was born in Reykjavik (Iceland). He is a screenwriter, director, producer, has worked in film since his youth. He graduated from Ryerson University in Toronto and continued cooperating on TV dramas, comedies, documentaries and other programs. In 2004 he codirected One Point O which was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and had screenings at more than 20 festivals around the world. Now Þórsson works as a drugs and alcohol councilor at the National Rehab Centre, teaches screenwriting and directing at the Icelandic Film School. His third feature is highly controversial XL (2013).