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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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Chicken Boy

Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson

A teenage boy, raised by a mother who considers herself psychic, takes a bullied kid into his group of violent misfits. As the boys' troubles escalate toward life threatening situations, an inner voice awakens in the boy and, with the help of his mother and his new friend, he manages to find his own path.

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Lamb

Valdimar Jóhannsson

Icelandic couple, María (Noomi Rapace) and Ingvar (Hilmir Snaer Gudnason) live with their herd of sheep on a beautiful but remote farm. When they discover a mysterious newborn on their land, they decide to keep it and raise it as their own. This unexpected development, and the prospects of a new family brings them much joy before ultimately destroying them.

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Margrete - Queen of the North

Charlotte Sieling

Year 1402. Queen Margrete has gathered the Nordic kingdoms in a union, ruled through her adopted son, Erik. But a conspiracy is in the making and Margrete finds herself in an impossible dilemma that could shatter her life’s work: The Kalmar Union

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Oh, To Be a Butterfly

Sören Kragh Jacobsen

The pig farmer Ernst and his wife, Louise, throw a party for their golden wedding anniversary. During the party it's revealed that Ernst is about to lose the family farm, which will change him and the family forever. 

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Quake

Tinna Hrafnsdóttir

As Saga, a single mother in her late 30s, recovers from a sudden and severe epileptic attack, repressed memories start to return, revealing painful truths about her and her past.

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Reply to a letter from Helga

Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir

In a remote fjord in 1940's Iceland, Bjarni, a young farmer, and Helga, an aspiring poet, begin a passionate, forbidden affair, with their emotions running as wild as the ocean waves that surround them. 

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Shadow town

Shadowtown

Jón Einarsson Gústafsson, Karolina Lewicka

Maya discovers a 50-year-old tragedy that is still affecting her life today when she inherits a house from a schizophrenic grandmother she never met.

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Summer Light, and Then Comes the Night

Elfar Aðalsteins

The village is brimming with stories, stories of joy and sorrow and the wafer-thin thread between life and death. Like the one about the young businessman who dreams in Latin and leaves his promising career for astronomy and old books, or the one about the translucent boy who carves moorland birds, or the one about the open-air affair in the countryside and the big rock that is chiseled to dust. If you listen carefully we might tell you a few.

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The Last Stitch 'n Bitch

Rannveig Gagga Jónsdóttir

A group of old female friends reunite at a summerhouse one weekend. They’ve all grown apart over the years as they’ve gone their separate ways. As conflict between them rises, the weekend descends quickly into hell.


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Wolka

Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson

Thirty-two-year-old Anna is released from a Polish prison after serving fifteen years for homicide. Finally free, Anna has only one goal, but to achieve it she must break parole, break the law, sacrifice everything, and head on an unforeseen journey to the remote island of Iceland. 

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