THE GIRL GOGO

79 AF STÖÐINNI

By Eric BALLING

ICELANDIC FILM CENTRE - as FIN

Drama - Completed 1962

Ragnar has left his family farm and works as a taxi driver in Reykjavík in the early sixties. He's drawn to the beautiful but unhappy girl Gogo and hopes to build a better life with her. But she's a lost soul and their brief romance results in tragedy.

    • Year of production
    • 1962
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • ICELAND
    • Languages
    • ICELANDIC
    • Duration
    • 81 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Eric BALLING
    • Writer(s)
    • Indriði G. ÞORSTEINSSON, Guðlaugur RÓSINSKRANZ
    • Producer(s)
    • Guðlaugur RÓSINKARNZ
    • Synopsis
    • The film was hugely popular and controversial in its day, and it was seen by 63.000 people in Iceland which was then around the third of the population. It was restored by The Icelandic Film Archive in 1995 and remains one of the best Icelandic films. Based on Indridi G. Thorsteinsson's novel.
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