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Cold

Erlingur Thoroddsen

As Ódinn investigates decades-old deaths at a juvenile treatment centre, he begins to suspect that the sinister secrets he uncovers are connected to his wife's mysterious suicide — as well as his teenage daughter's strange behaviour. 

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Summer Light, and Then Comes the Night

Elfar Aðalsteins

The village is brimming with stories and if you listen closely it might tell you a few. Perhaps the one about the prominent businessman who starts dreaming in Latin and sacrifices a promising career for astronomy and old books, or the one about the delicate boy who carves moorland birds and dreams of being an artist, or maybe the one of the open air sexual affair that has explosive consequences, or the one about the big rock that can break the finely woven thread between life and death. 

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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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12 Hours to Destruction

Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir

In the summer of 1980, 11-year-old Hanna and the rest of her childhood band aim to bring criminals to justice when a threat to destroy the last school dance comes their way. Their ensuing adventure pits good vs. evil and disco vs. punk, and ends with love and unity conquering all.

 

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Loss

Ari Alexander Ergis Magnússon

An old man comes home with the ashes of his dead wife in an urn. As he waits for the kettle to boil, the relentless hissing of boiling water brings to mind memories. There is nothing ahead for the old man, only lack of purpose, sense of loss and loneliness. He embarks on a journey.

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Operation Napoleon

Óskar Þór Axelsson

Due to global warming the wreckage of a German WWII airplane surfaces from under the ice on Vatnajökull glacier in Iceland. This is a crucial moment the American Secret Service has been waiting for since the plane crashed in 1945. The Americans are immediately put on alert and they send a delegation to handle this matter. When Kristín, an attorney with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, loses contact with her younger brother while he is driving a skidoo on top of the glacier with his friend, she is inadvertently drawn into an international conspiracy.

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A Love Odyssey

Ulaa Salim

A LOVE ODYSSEY is an intense and life-affirming story of the difficult love between two people challenged by ambitions of wanting to save mankind from destruction by reaching the deepest place on earth, at the bottom of the ocean.

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Driving Mum

Hilmar Oddsson

The death of Jon's mother forces him to take on a journey with her corpse in the backseat to fulfill her last wish. Bresnef the dog comes along and this trip will be the gamechanger Jon never dreamt of.

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Fearless Flyers

Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson

A special forces veteran, an uptight property developer, an influencer with half a million followers and an incompetent instructor are thrown together on a high-end fear of flying course. The course’s final challenge is an experience flight from London to Iceland, which ends up being a horrendous ordeal. Lost in Iceland, freezing and terrified, they must find a way of facing their fears and working together to spread their wings... and fly.

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Wild Game

Elsa María Jakobsdóttir

During a dinner party seven friends decide to play a dangerous game. The attendees place their cellphones on the table and agree to make all texts and calls public in an attempt to prove that they have nothing to hide. 

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Grand Marin

Dinara Drukarova

Lili has left everything behind to travel to the end of the earth to fulfil her dream of fishing in the northern seas. She convinces Ian, a fishing boat skipper, to give her a chance and embarks on the Rebel. She is the only woman in the crew and is nicknamed Sparrow; but behind her fragile appearance is an iron will, and her courage and determination will win everybody's respect. Adopted and forming part of this world of beings often abused by life, Lili will earn her right to live a different, free life.

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The Hunter's Son

Ricky Rijneke

On a father-son hunting trip, an impulsive act explodes into tragedy.

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