Dagur Kari graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 1999. Noi the Albino is his first feature film, shot back in his native Iceland and released in 2003. The film follows 17-year-old Nói through his desperate efforts to escape a daily routine that is, for him, impossible to adapt to. He is not an albino, despite the title suggesting so: that is merely a given nickname that happens to rhyme, the product of a habit between peers or neighbours in small Icelandic communities. Nevertheless, Nói is indeed different. He is trapped . . .
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