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THE HOME GAME takes top honour at Glasgow Film Festival

Icelandic documentary The Home Game took top honour at the Glasgow Film Festival. 

The festival concluded its 20th edition on Sunday where The Home Game won the Audience Award with the highest score in the prize's 10-year history, 4.8 out of 5. 

Directors Smári Gunnarsson and Logi Sigursveinsson walked the red carpet and sat for questions after the screenings. Stars of the film from Reynir's team in Hellissandur also followed the film, delighting Scottish film guests.

The Home Game was nominated along with seven other films. It was the only documentary in the category, among the nominated films was Viggo Mortensen's latest film The Dead Don't Hurt.

Home Game is a feel-good documentary that tells the story of Kári Viðarsson's ambitious attempt to fulfill his father's dream, to gather a team of locals to play a long-awaited home game on a football field he built in Hellissandur 25 years ago.