Film: Woman at War (IS, 2018)

23.10.2019 19:15–21:00

Kajsaniemigatan 9, Helsingfors, Finland

Languages: Finnish, Icelandic, Swedish

I samband med Nordiska rådets årliga mötes- och prisutdelning visar vi förra årets vinnande film som med sitt aktuella miljötema blivit en succé.

Medelålderskvinnan Halla krigar ensam mot aluminiumindustrin genom kreativa och modiga sabotage-aktioner. Hon är redo att riskera allt för att bevara Islands orörda natur. Men plötsligt ändras allt när en gammal adoptionssökning beviljas…

I samband med Nordiska Rådets Filmpris 2018 skriver prisjuryn: Regissör Benedikt Erlingsson blandar självsäkert actionscener och nära ögonblick med stämningsfull Verfremdung, genom att placera levande musiker i sina bilder och låta dem tolka humöret och känslorna hos personerna i historien. Resultatet är en fantastisk film som roligt och lekande hanterar både storpolitiska frågor och privatlivet hos den 48-åriga kvinnan som är filmens oväntade actionhjälte. Och kärleken som ligger till grund för historien, kärleken till naturen och till ett ensamt barn, skiner igenom det hela.”

Regissören Benedikt Erlingsson är känd från såväl film som teater på Island, och detta var hans andra spelfilm efter debutfilmen Of Horses and Men, som också vann Nordiska Rådets Pris!

Språk: isländska, textad till finska och svenska
Längd: 104 min.

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