On a cold night in March 1984, a few miles off the south coast of Iceland a fishing boat sank with all its men. One of the crewmembers miraculously survived. After six hours in the ocean, the exhausted young hulk washed ashore, only to find himself on a deadly lava field.
Born in Reykjavík in 1966. He graduated from Iceland’s Drama Academy and started his career as a successful actor at the National Theatre of Iceland. With his extensive work as film and theatre director, he has become one the most talented and controversial directors in contemporary Icelandic film and theater.
2008 White Night Wedding
2006 Jar City
Original Title: Djúpið
Production Company: Blueeyes Productions, Filmhuset AS
Production Year: 2012
Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Script: Jon Atli Jónasson, Baltasar Kormákur
Cinematography: Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson
Editor: Sverrir Kristjánsson, Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir
Music Composer: Ben Frost, Daníel Bjarnason
Producer: Baltasar Kormakur, Agnes Johansen
Running Time: 95min
Main Cast: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Stefán Hallur Stefánsson, Jóhann G. Jóhannsson.