Symbolism and intertextuality in Baltasar Kormákur’s The Sea

Ancient fables and dramas reborn on screen As elegantly as the camera wanders through the picturesque but merciless scenery or the reindeer herd blocking the wintry streets, this complex and bold, 2002 paraphrase of several themes from Shakespeare’s King Lear to the Parable of the Prodigal Son carefully balances over the borders of various genres