Woman at War

Director:  Benedikt Erlingsson

Screenwriter:  Benedikt Erlingsson / Ólafur Egill Egilsson

Genre: Arthouse thriller/Comedy

 

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Halla declares a one-woman-war on the local aluminium industry. She is prepared to risk everything to protect the pristine Icelandic Highlands she loves… Until an orphan unexpectedly enters her life.

Vargur / Vultures

Director:  Börkur Sigþórsson

Screenwriter:  Börkur Sigþórsson

Genre: Arthousedrama/Thriller

 

Two antagonistic brothers decide to smuggle drugs into their native Iceland, using a young Polish girl as their mule. Things start to get complicated as she gets sick.

Vargur / Vultures

Director:  Börkur Sigþórsson

Screenwriter:  Börkur Sigþórsson

Genre: Arthousedrama/Thriller

 

Two antagonistic brothers decide to smuggle drugs into their native Iceland, using a young Polish girl as their mule. Things start to get complicated as she gets sick.

Of Horses and Men

Director:  Benedikt Erlingsson

Screenwriter:  Benedikt Erlingsson

Genre: Drama/Comedy

 

A country romance about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. Love and death become interlaced and with immense consequences. The fortunes of the people in the country through the horses' perception. Shot on Arri Alexa. Tallin Back Night award and the Edda award for best cinematography, 2014.

The Deep

Director:  Baltasar Kormákur

Screenwriter:  Jón Atli Jónasson, Baltasar Kormákur

Genre:  Drama

 

Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland. Shot on RED One and super 16mm. Edda award for best cinematography, 2013.

Jar City

Director: Baltasar Kormákur

Screenwriter: Arnaldur Indriðason (novel), Baltasar Kormákur(screenplay)

Genre:  Crime, Drama, Thriller

 

Örn's daughter is dead because of a rare genetic disease. By this time Erlendur has to find Holdeberg's killer. He has to find out what happened 30 years ago and to connect it with his case and he has another problem...His relationships with his daughter.

Black's Game

Director: Óskar Þór Axelsson

Screenwriter:  Óskar Þór Axelsson

Genre:  Crime thriller

 

After being reacquainted with a childhood friend Stebbi joins the drug trade world in order to pay off his debt. Inspired by actual events. Shot on Arri Alexa. Edda awards nomination for best cinematography, 2013.

Reykjavik Rotterdam

Director: Óskar Jónasson

Screenwriters:  Arnaldur Indriðason, Óskar Jónasson

Genre:  Action thriller

 

Financial concerns tempt a security guard, married, father of two little boys, to return to his smuggling ways. He signs on a freightship in order to smuggle some booze from Rotterdam to Reykjavik. Things dont go as planned. Remeade in Hollywood by Baltasar Kormákur as "Contraband", starring Mark Wahlberg.

Juia

Director:  Matthew A. Brown

Screenwriter:  Matthew A. Brown

Genre:  Horror/Thriller

 

A neo-noir revenge thriller centering on Julia Shames, who after suffering a brutal trauma, falls prey to an unorthodox form of therapy to restore herself.

In Front of Others

Director: Óskar Jónasson

Screenwriters: Kristjan Thordur Hrafnsson, Óskar Jónasson

Genre:  Romantic comedy

 

Hubert is an introvert that works in advertising who meets a girl whom he starts dating and like any relationship it has its ups and downs. Shot on Arri Alexa, anamorphic.

White Night Wedding

Director:  Baltasar Kormákur

Screenwriters: Ólafur Egill Egilsson, Baltasar Kormákur

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Jon, a middle-aged professor is going to get married tomorrow, for the second time, to one of his ex-students half his age. But it's not all roses. His cranky mother-in-law-to-be violently opposes the marriage and demands repayment of Jon's loan before the wedding night. The continual presence of his emotional first wife is haunting his every move. Shot on 35mm. Edda awards for best cinematography, 2008.

Bjarnfreðarsson

Director: Ragnar Bragason

Screenwriters: Jón Gnarr, Pétur J. Sigfússon, Jörundur Ragnarsson, Ragnar Bragason

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Georg tries to get his life back on track after a five year stint in jail. He is an over-educated know-it-all, social outcast, closeted gay man, and his friends and co-workers, Daniel and Olafur Ragnar. Sitting with him high in the ladder, letting life bedazzle his eyes with perplexity. Shot on RED One. Edda awards for best cinematography, 2010.

XL

Director: Mateinn Þórsson

Screenwriter: Marteinn Thorsson, Gudmundur Óskarsson

Genre: Drama

Leifur Sigurdarson, an unstoppable ladies man and alcoholic parliament member, is forced in rehab by his friend and boss, the Prime Minister of Iceland. But before he gets spanked in public, he invites his friends over for a gargantuan feast. Shot on Canon 5D Mlll.

Children

Director: Ragnar Bragason

Screenwriter: Ragnar Bragason, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir, Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson

Genre: Drama

Karitas is a single mother of four who desperately tries to make ends meet. Her son Gudmund is a victim of brutal bullying at school and his only friend is Marinó, a schizophrenic in his forties. Marinó realizes that his mother has secretly been dating a stranger, Marino starts to lose grip on reality. Gardar is an underworld enforcer who makes a mess at work and as a result his twin brother Georg is beaten up. Shot on DV & 35mm.

Parents

Director: Ragnar Bragason

Screenwriter: Ragnar Bragason, Víkingur Kristjánsson, Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson

Genre: Drama

The dentist Oscar has been married for five years and lives with his wife and adopted children. On the surface everything seems to be fine but Oscar is not a happy man. Einar is a stockbroker who is very successful at work but not in his personal life. Katrin Rose returns from Sweden where she has lived for eight years. PARENTS is the independent second part of twin features, after CHILDREN. Shot on DV & 35. Edda DOP awards 2007.

Astropia

Director: Gunnar B. Guðmundsson

Screenwriter: Ottó Geir Borg, Jóhann Ævar Grímsson

Genre: Comedy

When Hildur, a beautiful high society girl, finds out that her boyfriend is going to jail, she realizes she has to learn to stand on her own two feet. Hildur possessing no skills or any practical experience lands a job selling role playing books and accessories at the local fantasy-shop Astropia. From that moment her life transforms. Hildur enters the fantasy world of role playing. Shot on 35mm and HD.

Back Soon

Director: Sólveig Anspach

Screenwriter: Sólveig Anspach, Jean-Luc Gaget

Genre: Comedy

When Hildur, a beautiful high society girl, finds out that her boyfriend is going to jail, she realizes she has to learn to stand on her own two feet. Hildur possessing no skills or any practical experience lands a job selling role playing books and accessories at the local fantasy-shop Astropia. From that moment her life transforms. Hildur enters the fantasy world of role playing. Shot on 35mm and HD.

Kings Road

Director: Valdís Óskarsdóttir

Screenwriter: Valdís Óskarsdóttir

Genre: Comedy

 

After 3 years abroad Junior returns to Iceland with his set of problems hoping that his father can sort them out but his homecoming isn't quite what he had expected. Shot on RED One.

Spooks and Spirits

Directors: Ágúst Guðmundsson.

Screenwriter: Ágúst Guðmundsson.

Genre: Comedy

 

When Anna and her boyfriend Ingi decide to sell the house Anna has recently inherited from her late father Ofeig, the father's ghost appears and makes one thing perfectly clear: his house won't be sold!

At the Edge of the World

Directors: Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson, Ari A. Magnússon.

Screenwriter: Kristinn Loðmfjörð, Ari A. Magnússon.

Genre: Feature documentary, Edda award for best documentary 2007.

This documentary tells a story about a shameful past, about lives scarred by violence and neglect. It brought dark secrets to light in late 2006 and turned Icelandic society on its head. Young boys were beaten and raped and systematically humiliated while in the care of the state. The film takes a quiet approach with intimate in-camera narrative from the subjects themselves interwoven with archive material and stunning imagery from Iceland´s remote West-Fjords. 

Screaming Masterpiece

Directors: Ari A. Magnússon.

Screenwriter: Jón Proppé, Ari A. Magnússon.

Genre: Feature documentary, Edda award for best cinematography 2006.

 

A documentary about the bustling Icelandic musical scene. This documentary covers some of Iceland's most talented and well-known musicians.

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