PG-13 | | Comedy, Music
When aspiring musicians Lars and Sigrit are given the opportunity to represent their country at the world's biggest song competition, they finally have a chance to prove that any dream worth having is a dream worth fighting for.
Lars running in a hamster wheel during their act in the Semi Final is a homage to the Ukranian entry in 2014 - a song called Tick Tock, sung by Mariya Yaremchuk (which came fifth). Props, staging, costumes and dancing are as big a part of Eurovision entries as the songs themselves. The hamster wheel was also featured in the notorious "interval act" in 2016 when the contest was hosted in Stockholm, Sweden. The hosts, comedian Petra Mede and previous winner Mans Zelmerlow, sang a song called "Love, Love, Peace Peace", celebrating many famous props, costumes and tropes featured in entries over the years.
Hey, Americans! Are you having a good time in Iceland?
Bill, Brittny, Jenn, Jeff: Yeah!
Lars Erickssong: Well, we hate that you're here.
Lars Erickssong: So why don't you go back home, all right? Don't you have some traffic to sit in with your monster trucks and your chili corn dogs?
Sigrit Ericksdottir: Okay, Lars.
Lars Erickssong: Why, I have some ...
There is no announcing of the jury points in the live telecast of the Semi-Final. Instead, the 10 countries that proceed to the final are announced in a random order. The points are cast as seen on the film only in the Grand-Final.
In the final credits, the name of the actors are shown with the flag of the country where they have their nationality.
English, Icelandic, Portuguese
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