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* BilingualBonus: Lárus says the line "I don't want to talk to her" in Danish. However, that's the only Danish he knows.


* SuspiciouslyAproposMusic: "Habanera" by Bizet, a song about love gone wild, plays when Margrét gets frustrated when Hrafnkell won't come over and give her sexual favors, and then seduces Lárus.

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* AlliterativeName: Skjöldur Skjaldarson, although it's never said out loud.

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* TheAlcoholic: The entire Skjaldarson family. Skjöldur and Elísabet were heavy drinkers and Lárus picked up some of their habits. [[spoiler: Skjöldur dies as a result of his unhealthy living and Elísabet gets treatment]].


* VomitIndiscretionShot: Lárus vomits onscreen twice, in the same scene, when he arrives at the village.

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* VomitIndiscretionShot: Lárus vomits onscreen twice, in the same scene, when he arrives at the village.village.

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* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: Lárus mother, who gushes over him when he was a child, didn't invite Lárus to see her until his father was dying, and still sings him lullabies.

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* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: Lárus mother, who gushes over him when he was a child, his old schoolbooks, didn't invite Lárus to see her until his father was dying, and still sings him lullabies.lullabies. However, she's mellowed out over the years from her shocking mistreatment of him as a child.

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* DespairEventHorizon: Lárus goes on a drunken bender when Markell gets in trouble for illegal profiting for the slaughterhouse. However, he snaps out of it when he gets an idea in a dream of how to save the town.


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* HypocriticalHumor: Lárus tells his mother over the phone to stop drinking completely... and then he takes a swig of beer.


* AbusiveParents: Lárus' parents treated him like crap when he was a child.



* MyBelovedSmother: Elisabet, Lárus' mother. In the past, however, she was an abusive parent who hardly paid any attention to him.

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* MyBelovedSmother: Elisabet, Elísabet, Lárus' mother. In the past, however, she was an abusive parent who hardly paid any attention to him.him.
* RunningGag: Whenever Lárus reminds the people of Búðardalur that he's Skjöldur's son, someone says, "Man, that guy could drink."

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* MyBelovedSmother: Elisabet, Lárus' mother. In the past, however, she was an abusive parent who hardly paid any attention to him.


* SuspiciouslyAproposMusic: "Habanera" by Bizet, a song about love gone wild, plays when Margrét finds out that her lover Hrafnkell is having an affair with both her and his wife, and then seduces Lárus.

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* SuspiciouslyAproposMusic: "Habanera" by Bizet, a song about love gone wild, plays when Margrét finds out that her lover gets frustrated when Hrafnkell is having an affair with both won't come over and give her and his wife, sexual favors, and then seduces Lárus.


* BrickJoke: Hrafnkell's poem to Margrét is eventually used as a political weapon against him when he steals Lárus' idea.



* DisappearedDad: [[spoiler: Lárus' father dies in the middle of the film)

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* DisappearedDad: [[spoiler: Lárus' father dies in the middle of the film)film]].


* SuspiciouslyAproprosMusic: "Habanera" by Bizet, a song about love gone wild, plays when Margrét finds out that her lover Hrafnkell is having an affair with both her and his wife, and then seduces Lárus.

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* SuspiciouslyAproprosMusic: SuspiciouslyAproposMusic: "Habanera" by Bizet, a song about love gone wild, plays when Margrét finds out that her lover Hrafnkell is having an affair with both her and his wife, and then seduces Lárus.


* [[AloofDarkHairedGirl Aloof Dark Haired Guy]]: Lárus is tall, muscular and emotionally distant.



* AstonishinglyAproprosMusic: "Habanera" by Bizet, a song about love gone wild, plays when Margrét finds out that her lover Hrafnkell is having an affair with both her and his wife, and then seduces Lárus.


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* SuspiciouslyAproprosMusic: "Habanera" by Bizet, a song about love gone wild, plays when Margrét finds out that her lover Hrafnkell is having an affair with both her and his wife, and then seduces Lárus.

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'''Polite People''' ''(Kurteist fólk)'' is a 2011 film by Olaf de Fleur, starring Stefán Karl Stefánsson (''Series/LazyTown'')

Lárus Skjaldarson (Stefánsson) is a frustrated city slicker engineer and family man who is fired from his job after confronting him for having sex with his wife. Desperate to get by, he goes to his dying father for advice, and his father tells him to go to the village of Búðardalur and help the mayor, Markell, to start up a slaughterhouse. Unfortunately, Lárus doesn't know what he's doing and gets caught up in a political game between the people in the town.

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* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: Lárus mother, who gushes over him when he was a child, didn't invite Lárus to see her until his father was dying, and still sings him lullabies.
* AstonishinglyAproprosMusic: "Habanera" by Bizet, a song about love gone wild, plays when Margrét finds out that her lover Hrafnkell is having an affair with both her and his wife, and then seduces Lárus.
* ComfortingComforter: Lárus daughter casually throws a blanket further over her father while he's asleep.
* DisappearedDad: [[spoiler: Lárus' father dies in the middle of the film)
* VomitIndiscretionShot: Lárus vomits onscreen twice, in the same scene, when he arrives at the village.

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