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Shorts

Beast Slayer

Thorey Mjallhvit

In a climate-ravaged world, an unlikely heroine saves the day by using hidden magical powers on a monstrous night troll. 

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Chef de Partie

Ágúst Þór Hafsteinsson

Davíð is a young, ambitious chef in a fine but cutthroat Icelandic kitchen. He gets a chance to prove himself to his head chef who accepts nothing short of perfection. 

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Drink My Life

Marzibil Sæmundardóttir

Steini is an inactive alcoholic who quit drinking when he had a son with his girlfriend. He works two jobs to make ends meet but when the fate intervenes Steini goes on a journey with a dangerous dance partner.

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Stuttmyndin Frú Regína

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

Nine-year-old Karen has always dreamed of meeting her father, an actor living in London, and getting to know the magical world she believes he inhabits. Her wish comes true when she goes to visit him, but the experience, which is both exciting and uncomfortable, makes her realize that he's not exactly the father she had hoped for. 

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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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