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Fridrik Thor Fridriksson

Mama Gogo Goes for the Oscar

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Having lunch with director Fridrik Thor Fridriksson is like sitting across the table from Steven Spielberg who has magically fused with the Dalai Lama, and then taken up residency in a tall Nordic man's body.

Icelandic Director Fridrik Thor Fridriksson: "Filmmaking Is the Greatest Strip-Tease of All"

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Fridriksson's new film, Mamma Gogo, is a real life tribute to his mother with Alzheimer's, but also to those of us who navigate the rocky road of the mother-child relationship.