A conversation with Icelandic actor Þorsteinn Bachmann
Cinema Scandinavia: Let’s start with your role in The Oath. What made you want to be part of this story?
Þorsteinn Bachmann: The story of The Oath is based on the first-hand experience of Baltasar’s co-writer Ólafur Egilsson, who for years tried to deal with drug dealers in the underworld of Reykjavik in an attempt to save his sister from addiction, only to find out that everything he and his family did only made things worse. I enjoy exploring social realism in film, and after reading the script, which I . . .
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