Hannes Thór Halldórsson
Action Comedy 98'
Iceland Icelandic & English with English Subs
Awards Nominee Best Comedy European Film Awards 2022, Best Feature Film Debut - Lübeck Nordic Film Days 2021
Festivals Queerscreen Mardi Gras 2023, Bodø FF 2022, Slovak Queer FF 2022, Orlando FF 2022, Brussels International Fantastic FF 2022, Transilvania IFF 2022, Mix Milano FF 2022, Prague IFF 2022, OFF Camera FF 2022, Night Visions FF 2022, Seattle IFF 2022, Wicked Queer 2022, BFI Flare FF 2022, Roze Filmdagen FF 2022, Dublin IFF 2022, Tromsø IFF 2022, Ljubljana IFF 2021, Lübeck Nordic Film Days 2021, Busan FF 2021, BFI London FF 2021, Fantastic Fest 2021 WP Locarno FF 2021

Two maverick Icelandic policemen pair up – in more ways than one – to catch a ruthless crime lord in this fast and furiously funny action spoof.
Cop movie cliches have been sent up before, but this Icelandic action comedy takes the homoerotic subtext of so many buddy movies and unapologetically comes out all guns blazing. Cop Secret embraces the genre’s more ludicrous tropes then gleefully squeezes them tighter.
Leigh Singer, BFI London

"Raucously entertaining Icelandic spoof"

- Screen

"Refreshingly diverse and hilariously old-school"
- Backseat Mafia

"Knowing, sneaky, and deliciously deadpan, upending toxic masculinity"
- Flick Filosopher

"Fast-Paced Nordic Cop Action Spoof with Progressive Bent"
- Screen Anarchy

In Hannes Thór Halldórsson’s eminently enjoyable romp the characters’ sexuality is part of the joke, but never the punchline – It’s too busy poking fun at the sheer absurdity of cop movie cliches.

Grace Barber-Plentie, BFI Flare

The film is written by Nína Petersen, Sverrir Thór Sverrison, and Halldórsson and produced by Lilja Ósk Snorradóttir ("Echo") for Iceland's Pegasus Pictures. Stars Audunn Blöndal ("The Garden"), Egill Einarsson ("Black's Game"), Steinunn Ólína Thorsteinsdóttir ("The Garden"), Vivian Ólafsdóttir ("Echo"), Sverrir Thór Sverrisson ("A White, White Day"), and Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, a lead character in "Lamb", "Eurovision Song Contest" and "The Witcher."