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Abbababb!

Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir

In the late summer of 1980, eight-year-old Aron and the rest of his secret club aim to bring criminals to justice when a dynamite robbery draws their attention. Their ensuing adventure pits good vs. evil, disco vs. punk, and ends with love conquering all. A family film based on the hit musical of the same name.

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Chicken Boy

Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson

A young boy takes a bully victim into his group of violent misfits. Through his new friendship, the boy manages to step out of his violent surroundings and find his right path.

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Kill the Poet

Fridrik Thor Fridriksson

Iceland's greatest, and poorest, young poet and a female painter from one of Reykjavík's wealthiest families begin an epic, star-crossed love affair during World War II, at a time when artists such as themselves were being blacklisted by Communist witch-hunts. Set in Reykjavík and New York.

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Quake

Tinna Hrafnsdóttir

Repressed memories that Saga unconsciously blocked as a child suddenly start to come back, revealing the truth about her past.

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Recurrence

Marteinn Thórsson

Una’s young son disappeared years ago and is presumed dead. After Una survives a suicide attempt, a sinister creature appears, and Una starts to live a parallel story that happened a hundred years ago, a story of another Una, a story of rape, violence, and murder.

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Reply to a letter from Helga

Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir

In a remote fjord in 1940's Iceland, Bjarni, a young farmer, and Helga, an aspiring poet, begin a passionate, forbidden affair, with their emotions running as wild as the ocean waves that surround them. 

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Summerlight and then comes the Night

Elfar Aðalsteins

The village is brimming with stories, stories of joy and sorrow and the wafer-thin thread between life and death. Like the one about the young businessman who dreams in Latin and leaves his promising career for astronomy and old books, or the one about the translucent boy who carves moorland birds, or the one about the open-air affair in the countryside and the big rock that is chiseled to dust. If you listen carefully we might tell you a few.

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The Hunter's Son

Ricky Rijneke

On a father-son hunting trip, an impulsive act explodes into tragedy.

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Wolka

Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson

Thirty-two-year-old Anna is released from a Polish prison after serving fifteen years for homicide. Finally free, Anna has only one goal, but to achieve it she must break parole, break the law, sacrifice everything, and head on an unforeseen journey to the remote island of Iceland. 

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