• Transilvania Film Festival rewards Icelandic cinema

    The Transilvania International Film Festival wrapped up over the weekend, with Icelandic films winning two awards. Writer/director Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson won the Best Directing Award for Heartstone, which is his debut feature. The film also received the festival’s Audience Award. Gudmundsson was in attendance at the festival. This marks over thirty international film awards that Heartstone

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  • Cruelty

    Anton Sigurdsson’s Cruelty might have been a typical Nordic Noir film, but besides its bleak subject matter, it is refreshingly artistic. Unlike any other opening to a crime drama I have ever seen, Cruelty’s reveals the microscopic detail on bruised skin showing dishevelled hair like rivers meanwhile removing our view of the victim and instead focusing

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