Lost in the Arctic will be the platform’s first Icelandic film.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau go on an adventure in the North! The Far North, not Winterfell! The former of Game of Thrones will be the star of Lost in the arctic, a new Netflix film that promises a spectacular mission, retracing the true story of an expedition to prove that Greenland is one and the same island…
Synopsis:In 1909, the Danish Alabama expedition led by Captain Ejnar Mikkelsen (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) had the mission of dismissing the United States which, convinced that this country was made up of two territories, considered that the north-east of Greenland was their belongs. Leaving his men in charge of the ship, Ejnar Mikkelsen sets out on a sled across the ice with an inexperienced crew member, Iver Iversen (Joe Cole). The two men manage to prove that Greenland is one and the same island, but their journey back turns out to be much longer and more arduous than expected. Fighting hunger, fatigue and even the attack of a polar bear, they finally return to the boat which they find crushed by the ice and abandoned. Hoping to be saved, the two men have no choice but to wait. But as the days pass, they begin to be delirious, mistrust and paranoia forming a dangerous cocktail that risks jeopardizing their survival.
Icelandic-Danish film directed by Peter Flinth based on the novel Two Against the Ice d’Ejnar Mikkelse, Lost in the arctic will be released on March 2, on Netflix.