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Icelandic beauty queen stars in movie

By Iceland Review

Miss World 2005 Unnur Birna Vilhjálmsdóttir will star in her first movie Stóra planid (“The Big Plan”) this spring. The movie will be directed by Ólafur Jóhannesson and starts shooting in April.

Jóhannesson has not released any information about who will take part in the movie yet, but according to Fréttabladid, Vilhjálmsdóttir will star in it along with well-known Icelandic comedians Benedikt Erlingsson, Sigurjón Kjartansson and Jón Gnarr.

By launching her movie career, Vilhjálmsdóttir follows in the footsteps of her mother, Unnur Steinsson, who starred in the film Thegar thad gerist by Hrafn Gunnlaugsson after being crowned Miss Iceland in 1983.

Stóra planid is based on a book by Thorvaldur Thorsteinsson called Vid fótskör meistarans about a young entrepreneur and a lonely teacher.

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