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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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Let Me Fall

Baldvin Z

When 15-year-old Magnea meets Stella, everything changes. Stella's no-holds-barred lifestyle drags them both into a world of drugs, which brings serious consequences for each of them, and their relationship. Twelve years later their paths cross again, and a reckoning between them becomes unavoidable.

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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

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 Deposit

Ásthildur Kjartansdóttir

When Gisella becomes bankrupt, she decides to rent out her spare bedrooms to two immigrant women. The arrangement begins well for all parties but gradually the foreign influences in the home begin to threaten Gisella's control of the house, her morals and her sanity.

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The Great Football Adventure

Bragi Thór Hinriksson

Each summer, kids from all over Iceland gather on a small island to participate in a week-long football tournament. Ten-year-old Jón, travels to the tournament with his team and will have to grow up faster than he expected, both on and off the pitch.

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Vultures

Börkur Sigthórsson

In an attempt to fix his financial problems, Erik recruits his brother, Atli, to help him import a shipment of cocaine into Iceland.  Erik thinks he's got things all figured out, until the young Polish “mule” they've hired is unable to pass the drugs through her system.

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Woman at War

Benedikt Erlingsson

Halla, an independent woman in her late 40's, declares war on the local aluminium industry. She'll risk anything to protect the Icelandic Highlands… Until an orphan unexpectedly enters her life.

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