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Paris of the North is a character-driven film about emotionally handicapped men, featuring several father-son relationships that model various styles of manhood and schools of parenting. The action takes place over a summer in northwest Iceland, in a rundown fishing village so claustrophobically tiny that sometimes situations become a bit too intimate. Everyone in the Alcoholics Anonymous group knows each other, and for protagonist Hugi the group includes the father of his ex-girlfriend and another man who used to date the same woman.

Hugi is a primary school teacher who . . .

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