Thicker Than Water

Peter (40) and Asta (35) are happily married and have a ten-year-old son Orn. They are expecting their second child when Peter discovers Orn isn’t his biological son. Peter confronts Asta and realizes she has kept this secret throughout their whole marriage. Peter is heartbroken and his first reaction is to walk out on his family.

Peter seeks solace with his young secretary, which quickly turns into a love affair. The affair forces Peter to realize his own imperfections. Is this new lifestyle what he really wants? Can he forgive Asta and resume the role of Orn's father?

Peter's struggle has an impact on everyone around him. Realizing his love for Asta and how much he has hurt Orn, Peter is finally able to overcome his pride and reunite his family.


Árni Óli Ásgeirsson

Executive Producer:

Snorri Thórisson


Hronn Kristinnsdóttir


Einar Sveinn Thordarson, Jan Fincke, Peter Garde


Arni Ólafur Ásgeirsson, Jón Atli Jónasson, Denijal Hasanovic

Director of Photography:

Tuomo Hutri

Production Designer:

Marta Luiza Marzuga

Original Score:

Jóhann Jóhannsson


Margret Einarsdottir, Dyrleif Orlygsdottir


Asta Hafthorsdottir


Gunnar Arnason


Elisabet Ronaldsdottir

Principal cast:

Hilmar Jónsson, Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir (Shooting star E.F.P. i Berlin 2002), Aron Brink Sigurjónsson, Elma Lísa Gunnarsdóttir, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Laufey Eliasdóttir, Sóley Elíasdóttir