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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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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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Jón E. Gústafsson

Two strangers, Sam and Naomi, meet in KEX Hostel in Reykjavik but get stuck in Iceland when a volcanic eruption
grounds all flights. They steal a car to be the first ones to the volcano. They never get there but a 48 hours road trip into
the highlands changes both lives.

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Vikings of the Light

Snævar Sölvason

When two childhood friends get a long-awaited opportunity to open their seafood restaurant all year round, one of them comes out of the closet as a trans woman, which rattles the friendship.

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The Fires

Ugla Hauksdóttir

Anna Arnardóttir, Iceland's top volcanologist, faces two catastrophes at once: A volcanic eruption that threatens the safety of the capital city and a love affair that could destroy her marriage.

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