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Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga is a musical comedy directed by David Dobkin and written by Will Ferrell and Andrew Steele.  Since I’m not a fan of Will Ferrell’s brand of slapstick comedy, I thought Eurovision Song Contest was going to be one of those movies.  Eurovision follows Fire Saga who is given the chance to represent their country (Iceland) at the Eurovision Song Contest. I enjoyed the film, which has great music and is quite entertaining.

In the small town of Húsavík, Iceland, Lars Erickssong (Will Ferrell) a  middle-aged man with aspirations of winning the Eurovision Song Contest and Sigrit Ericksdóttir (Rachel McAdams) are best friends since childhood. Together the two make their own music under the name Fire Saga. Lars’ widowed father Erick (Pierce Brosnan) wanted his son to be a fisherman or anything except a singer that he doesn’t believe in. Lars…

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