Woman at War Shortlisted For LUX Film Prize

The European Parliament has announced that Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð) by Benedikt Erlingsson (Of Horses and Men) will be screened in more than 50 cities and festivals across 28 European countries this autumn as it competes against Styx and The Other Side of Everything for the 2018 LUX Film Prize. Woman at War, which premiered during International Critics’ Week at Cannes, follows Halla (Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir), an independent woman who declares war on the local aluminium industry. She resorts

Woman At War Selected For Cannes Critics Week

Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð), the second feature by Icelandic director Benedikt Erlingsson (Of Horses and Men), has been selected for the 57th La Semaine de la Critique sidebar (9 - 17 May) of the Cannes Film Festival, where it will receive its world premiere. The film follows Halla (Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir), an independent woman in her late 40s, who declares war on the local aluminium industry. She resorts to sabotage and is willing to risk everything to protect the

The Boss Of It All | Direktøren for det hele

OVERVIEW | CAST & CREW 2006 | 95 minutes | Comedy Director: Lars von Trier Written by: Lars von Trier Stars: Jens Albinus, Peter Gantzler, Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Benedikt Erlingsson For years, IT company director Ravn (Peter Gantzler) has led his staff to believe that the head of the firm is an absentee director named Svend. Now Ravn wants to sell out to Finnur (Fridrik Thór Fridriksson), but Finnur will deal only with Svend. Ravn hires Kristoffer (Jens Albinus), an actor, to portray Svend so the

Of Horses And Men | Hross í Oss

OVERVIEW | CAST & CREW 2013 | 85 minutes | Comedy, Drama, Romance Director: Benedikt Erlingsson Written by: Benedikt Erlingsson Stars: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Charlotte Bøving, Johann Pall Oddson, Kristbjörg Kjeld Of Horses And Men is a country romance about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. Love and death become interlaced and with terrible consequences as the fortunes of people are observed by horses. Set in the stunning Icelandic countryside, five stories are seen from the horses' perspective including a