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Shorts

Last Dance

Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir

It's a spring morning in Reykjavík. A man and woman wake up in their bed and know their relationship has ended. They take a trip out of the city, towards the end of love, perhaps the end of the world. A story of love, loss and the mysterious power of nature herself.

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Miss Regina

Garpur Elísabetarson

Two teenage brothers are approached by their grandmother, who is concerned about their sister’s boyfriend. The grandmother’s solution to the problem is simple: the brothers will have to kill him. 

Based on a true story.

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No Ghosts

Ragnar Snorrason

When Ruth, an eight-year-old whose brother has recently died, is asked to play Hide and Seek at a friend's birthday party, she does exactly that.
In an effort to understand her loss, she hides away from the party and seeks out her brother's ghost.

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Sealskin

Ugla Hauksdóttir

Five-year-old Sol and her father live in an isolated house by the sea. Sol spends lonely days with her imagination while her father, a composer, struggles with his music. When Sol senses that her father is burdened by sorrow, she finds solace in an old Icelandic folk tale. 

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The Death of Marie

Sigurður Kjartan Kristinsson

Forty-eight years after Marie's heart stopped beating, she learns she is about to die. The young Nico, Marie's young granddaughter, is subsequently exposed to the darker sides of her family. 

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The Wish

Inga Lísa Middleton

Karen, a 9 year old Icelander has always wanted to meet her London based actor father. Having fantasied about him for years, she realizes when they meet that he’s perhaps not the father that she had wished for. This uncomfortable experience gives Karen both the strength and confidence to tackle the local bullies.

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Trust

Bragi Thór Hinriksson

Jón, an ambitious 17-year-old, helps support
his family by working the night shift at the hot
dog stand in downtown Reykjavík. The nightlife delivers all sorts of colorful characters to the stand. At the end of the shift, a total stranger asks Jón for a ride. The stranger looks harmless enough.

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