Golden Seashell ~ Best Film
San Sebastián International Film Festival
As its emotional intensity pulls you deeper into its spiralling vortex of scheming, [the film] soon becomes utterly compelling.
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The Oath

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.

Played at

Royal, 9.08.17 - 9.14.17
Rated NR This film is subtitled This film is subtitled
Runtime: 116 min
Language: Icelandic

Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Cast: Baltasar Kormákur, Hera Hilmar, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson

  • Winner, Golden Seashell ~ Best Film, San Sebastián International Film Festival
FEATURED REVIEW: Dennis Harvey, Variety
Directing himself in a starring role for the first time, Baltasar Kormakur enters Liam Neeson terrain with “The Oath,” wherein his Reykjavik physician protagonist will do almost anything — legal or otherwise — to protect his drug-addict daughter from an enabli...