• Paris of the North

    Paris of the North is a character-driven film about emotionally handicapped men, featuring several father-son relationships that model various styles of manhood and schools of parenting. The action takes place over a summer in northwest Iceland, in a rundown fishing village so claustrophobically tiny that sometimes situations become a bit too intimate. Everyone in the
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  • Albatross

    Albatross is another shining example of rural Iceland. In this film, city boy Tommi chases his girlfriend to the West fjords. While they are there she breaks up with him, causing Tommi to rethink his future and where he’s going with his life. The film is directed by Snævar Solvi Solvason, who was an engineering
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  • Reverse

    Icelandic landscape is used as the central focus of Reverse, where friends drive around Iceland backwards to raise money for charity. “There was a guy who actually reversed all around Iceland in 1981. I thought it was such a wonderfully strange thing to do, and yet such an Icelandic thing.  To spontaneously do something that
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