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The Land of Bounty

Ásdís Thoroddsen

The traditional food in Iceland was moulded by harsh nature and the means of storage. The import of raw material was essential but the trade was restricted. Cultural influence from Denmark and USA formed the taste in 20th century but now there are multicultural influences, vegan etc. The Zeitgeist demands that the tradition is redefined as an answer to mass production and globalism.

Original title: Gósenlandið
English title: The Land of Bounty
Language: Icelandic

Director / Screenwriter: Ásdís Thoroddsen
Producer: Ásdís Thoroddsen
Directors of photography: Jóhann Máni Jóhannsson, Hálfdán Theodórsson
Editor: Ásdís Thoroddsen. Consultant: Valdís Óskarsdóttir
Music: Hildigunnur Rúnarsdóttir
Sound design: Hallur Ingólfsson
Color correction and composition: Konrád Gylfason
Production company: Gjóla

Length: 83 min.
Production format: Digital HD
Screening format: DCP  
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Scheduled premiere: Autumn 2019     
Production country: Iceland