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Alma

Kristín Jóhannesdóttir

After having witnessed her father's brutal murder, three-year-old Alma and her mother fled their war-torn homeland and settled in Iceland. Now, 25 years later, Alma is serving time in a psych ward for murdering her boyfriend, a crime she can't remember. But when she discovers the boyfriend is still alive, Alma decides to escape and kill him after all.

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And Breathe Normally

Ísold Uggadóttir

 

At the edge of Iceland's Reykjanes peninsula, two women's lives will intersect – for a brief moment – while trapped in unforeseen circumstances. An intimate bond will form between an Icelandic mother and a refugee from Guinea-Bissau as both strategize in private to get their lives back on track.

 

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I Remember You

Óskar Thór Axelsson

Three young people from the city set out to restore a rundown building in a remote fjord. When a sinister supernatural entity appears, their innocent trip turns into their worst nightmare. Meanwhile, on the other side of the fjord, a psychiatrist investigating a suicide discovers that the case is connected to his own son, who vanished three years earlier.

 

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Mihkel

Ari Alexander Ergis Magnússon

 

Mihkel and Vera dream of moving to beautiful Iceland, a land of relative opportunity and equality. Events take an unexpected turn, however, and Mihkel ends up being betrayed by his oldest friend, Igor. An epic and biblical tragedy based on real events.

 

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PLOEY - You Never Fly Alone

Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson

A plover chick who's left behind when his family migrates must survive the harsh winter in order to save his love from being killed by the vicious falcon the following spring.

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Summer Children

Gudrún Ragnarsdóttir

 

The siblings Eydís and Kári are only five and six years old when their parents' marriage breaks apart. As their mother struggles to find her footing following the divorce, they are sent temporarily to a children's home in the countryside. But their stay there turns out to be longer than they had ever imagined.

 

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The Swan

Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir

A wayward nine-year-old girl is sent to the countryside one summer to work and to mature, but she soon finds herself deeply entangled in a drama she can hardly grasp.

 

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Under the Tree

Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson

A big, beautiful tree stands at the center of a quarrel between neighbors that grows increasingly absurd and violent.

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Winter Brothers

Hlynur Pálmason

A brother odyssey set in a workers' environment during a cold winter. We follow two brothers - their routines, habits and rituals - and a violent feud that erupts between them and another family.

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