Work in Progress

Against the current

Óskar Páll Sveinsson

The transgender woman Veiga Grétarsdóttir decides to take on the dangerous adventure of sailing counter clockwise
around Iceland on a kayak. Her journey is symbolic to her journey through a gender-correcting process.The film describes her inner struggle and the effect of her decision on the lives of those closest to her, among them her former wife, children, and parents

Original title: Á móti straumnum
English title: Against the current

Directors: Óskar Páll Sveinsson
Script: Margrét Örnólfsdóttir
Producer: Pétur Einarsson
Director of Photography: Óskar Páll Sveinsson
Editing: Úlfur Teitur Traustason
Sound desing: Gunnar Árnason
Production Company: P/E Productions
Contact: Pétur Einarsson -

Country: Ísland
Scheduled premiere: 2020
Length: '90 min
Production format:  Sony FS7 super 35
Screening format: 4k. 16:9