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The Blessed War

Grímur Hákonarson

During the occupation of Iceland in WWII, a young girl falls in love with an American soldier. The fruit of their forbidden love grows up to be a driving force in Iceland's rapid development from one of the pooorest countries in the world to one the richest. 

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When the Light Breaks

Rúnar Rúnarsson

The first loss and the journey that follows.

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Touch

Baltasar Kormákur

Realizing that his time is running out, Kristofer spontaneously decides to embark on a journey and try to find out what really happened when his lover mysteriously disappeared from London fifty years ago, leaving him devasted. We travel with him down memory lane and all the way from Iceland to Japan.

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Natatorium

Helena Stefánsdóttir

A young girl stays with her grandparents in the city while she auditions for an art performance group. When the family, who have not met for a long time, gather to celebrate her acceptance into the group, an ugly family secret emerges and the evening ends with a tragedy that nobody could have foreseen.

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Solitude

Ninna Pálmadóttir

An aged farmer moves to the urban city for the first time in his life. He befriends a paper delivery boy in the neighborhood and their connection changes the course of both their lives and the boy’s family.

 

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The Mountain

Ásthildur Kjartansdóttir

Electrician Atli (46) his wife María a nerdy star gazer and musician Anna their 19-year-old daughter, make up a regular family living in Reykjavík, each tending to their own outside the routine of the home base. María is preparing the star-gazing trip up north they had planned on, to watch the comet Vergo on its way towards earth. But both Atli and Anna, oblivious to the stars in the sky and María ‘s field of interest, have forgotten all about the trip and made other plans. Disappointed María drives away alone but ends up in a serious car accident and dies a few days later. Heavily burdened with sorrow and guilt, nothing is the same for Atli and Anna. Trying to cope with their loss they decide to follow in Maria ‘s tracks up to the mountain – a decision that brings them closer to María and each other as well as opening up a whole new universe.

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