After being forced into retirement, Mitch, a cheeky sweetheart of a man, convinces Colin, his gentle soul of an ex-brother-in-law, to join him on an impromptu holiday to Iceland to get their septuagenarian groove back. The result is a joyously entertaining and thoughtfully humorous journey of rediscovery. Together, they take on the hottest nightclubs, swankiest spas, and finest restaurants in Reykjavik before exploring the gorgeously filmed vast vistas and natural wonders of the countryside. Part exhilarating travelogue, and part road-tripping buddy comedy, the incredible comedic chemistry and refreshingly old-fashioned regard for characterization make this touching look at friendship and aging a sure-fire TCFF hit. You’ll leave the theater smiling uncontrollably with the overwhelming sense that their adventures, and yours, are just beginning.
Joost Reijmers | Netherlands | 10 min. | 2013