CITY STATE

By Olaf DE FLEUR

POPPOLI PICTURES - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2011

When a foreign mafia decides to take over the drug market in Iceland, a young bereaved woman with a badge, a Serbian mechanic with a vengeance, a crime kingpin with a heart condition and a corrupt narc officer playing both sides - are about to change each others lives forever.

    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • ICELAND
    • Languages
    • ICELANDIC, ENGLISH
    • Director(s)
    • Olaf DE FLEUR
    • Writer(s)
    • Olaf DE FLEUR, Hrafnkell STEFANSSON
    • Producer(s)
    • Kristin Andrea THORDARDOTTIR (Poppoli Pictures), Olaf DE FLEUR (Poppoli Pictures)
    • Synopsis
    • The story is told through the following four characters whose paths cross with dramatic consequences:
      Narcotics policewoman “ANDREA” (30) When her lover and a fellow narcotics police officer is severely beaten by a drug gang she forms an un-precidented “death- squad” within the police to revenge her lover. Her plan is to hunt down the attackers and find out who was behind the assault.
      Local crime kingpin “GUNNAR” (48) has spent the past twenty years building an empire based on drugs, money laundering and prostitution. Gunnar appears to the world as an honest, well-respected businessman. When Gunnar has a heart attack he plans to cash in and move abroad, however, a foreign mafia starts to terrorize his empire, forcing him to fight back to protect his assets.
      Police lieutenant “MARGEIR” (52), Andreaʼs boss - is an experienced, sly fox within the police department. For years he has fed inside information to Gunnar and his empire. A lonely bachelor, Margeir spends significant chunks of his salary on foreign prostitutes. He sincerely believes that heʼll find true love with one of them. As the foreign mafia starts to move in on Gunnarʼs empire, specifically on his prostitution ring, Margeir falls in love with one of the new prostitutes. He decides to buy her from the foreign mafia, and in so doing finds himself in serious conflict with Gunnar.
      Serbian mechanic 'SERGEJ' (37), has been running a car-repair shop since he immigrated to Iceland ten years ago. He has a wife and a baby on the way. For extra income, he stashes drugs for Gunnarʼs empire in his shop. When a large shipment of drugs disappears, Sergej is suspected. He is attacked where his wife has a miscarriage and his car-repair shop is confiscated by Gunnarʼs henchmen. Sergej decides to strike back. He calls up old friends and encourages them to take over Gunnarʼs empire. As Sergej goes from being a grease monkey to running a brutal crime organization, he finds himself growing apart from his wife and his senses.
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