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323 Ratings

Jar City


Directed by Baltasar Kormákur
Iceland, 2006
Crime, Drama, Thriller


A man employed in a genetic research institute is looking through records which might be able to explain the origin of his little girl’s illness. A parallel storyline develops as detective Erlendur begins investigating the murder of an old man who led a bizarre existence in his murky basement flat.

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Jar City
Directed by Baltasar Kormákur

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival


BFI London Film Festival


Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2007 | 2 wins including: Best Film (Crystal Globe)

2007 | Official Selection - Competition

Nordic Film Festival


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