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My Promised Land

Siggi Kjartan

In occupied Iceland, up and coming singer Bjork performs at the forbidden underground club Camp Tripoli run by the US Military. When she heads into the night afterwards she falls prey to the authoritarian Youth Surveillance Unit and pure-bread Icelandic bigotry.

Original title: Mitt Draumaland
English title: My Promised Land

Director/Screenwriter: Siggi Kjartan
Producer: Thelma Torfadóttir
Coproducers: Árni Filippusson, Davíð Óskar Ólafsson

Cinematography: Baltasar Breki Samper
Editor: Kristján Loðmfjörð
Music: Úlfur Hansson
Cast: Bríet Elfar, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Anita Briem, Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir, Gríma Valsdóttir
Sound design: Huldar Freyr Arnarsson
Costumes: Sylvía Lovetank
Production design: Hulda Helgadóttir

Production company: Nátthrafn ehf. / Rökkur
Coproduction company: Mystery Productions

Length: 17 min.
Production format: Digital
Production start date: October 2021
Production country: Iceland

Tengiliður: Thelma Torfadóttir, thelmatorfad@gmail.com,