"Solitude is independence. It had been my wish and with the years I had attained it. It was cold. Oh, cold enough! But it was also still, wonderfully still and vast like the cold stillness of space in which the stars revolve."
Wanderer, kommst du nach Spa...
Heinrich Böll, 1950
"Hlynur: Lola will be his mum, and my mum will be his dad. And I’ll be his brother, but his father too, and the son of his dad and of his grandmother and his mothers ex-lover."
101 Reykjavik, directed by Baltasar Kormákur, 2000