Glasgow Film Festival 2020

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101 Reykjavik (Country: Iceland; Year: 2000; Director: Baltasar Kormákur; Writer: Hallgrímur Helgason, Baltasar Kormákur; Stars: Victoria Abril, Hilmir Snaer Gudnason, Hanna Maria Karlsdottir, Olafur Darri Olafsson, Baltasar Kormakur)
A hedonistic young man gets more than he bargained for when a Spanish flamenco dancer moves in with he and his mother.
Agnes Joy (Country: Iceland; Year: 2019; Director: Silja Hauksdóttir; Writer: Silja Hauksdóttir, Gagga Jonsdottir, Jóhanna Friðrika Sæmundsdóttir, Mikael Torfason; Stars: Þorsteinn Bachmann, Þórey Birgisdóttir, Donna Cruz, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Kristinn Óli Haraldsson, Álfrún Laufeyjardóttir, María Dögg Nelson, Ania Powazka, Jörundur Ragnarsson, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Björn Stefánsson, Ahd Tamimi, Katla M. Þorgeirsdóttir, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Þórey Birgisdóttir)
Mother-daughter drama sees the fractious pair face a challenge when a new neighbour turns up on their doorstep.
The County (Country: Iceland, Denmark, Germany, France; Year: 2019; Director: Grímur Hákonarson; Stars: Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Ævar Þór Benediktsson, Þorsteinn Gunnar Bjarnason, Daniel Hans Erlendsson, Hafdís Helga Helgadóttir, Siggi Holm, Alfrun Rose, Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Hannes Óli Ágústsson, Hinrik Ólafsson, Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann)
Amiddle-aged dairy farmer rebels against the all powerful local co-operative.
Dive: Rituals In Water (Country: Iceland; Year: 2019; Director: Elín Hansdóttir, Hanna Björk Valsdóttir, Anna Rún Tryggvadóttir)
Portrait of Icelandic pioneer Snorri Magnusson, who has been patiently teaching babies to float and paddle for over 25 years.
Echo (Country: Iceland; Year: 2019; Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson; Writer: Rúnar Rúnarsson; Stars: Sigurmar Albertsson, Bent Kingo Andersen, Sif Arnarsdóttir, Ari Arnarson, Finnur Arnar Arnarson, Árni Arnarson, Gísli Már Arnarsson, Jon Magnus Arnarsson, Pétur Arnarsson, Bragi Arnason, Fannar Freyr Atlason, Sigurjón Þór Atlason, Ólíver Tumi Auðunsson, Álfgrímur Aðalsteinsson, Aron Bragi Baldursson)
A portrait of modern Icelandic society.
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Echo and Dive: Rituals In Water
Eden (Country: Iceland; Year: 2019; Director: Snævar Sölvason; Stars: Telma Huld Jóhannesdóttir, Hansel Eagle, Arnar Jónsson)
While escaping from the police, Óliver accidentally stumbles into a flat and saves Lóa’s life. The pair are both users and dealers, but want nothing more than to escape and start a new life. However, the situation becomes considerably more complicated when they decide to use stolen narcotics from an infamous drug lord to fund their escape plans.
The Juniper Tree (Country: Iceland; Year: 1990; Director: Nietzchka Keene; Writer: Nietzchka Keene; Stars: Björk, Bryndis Petra Bragadóttir, Valdimar Örn Flygenring, Guðrún Gísladóttir, Geirlaug Sunna Þormar, Björk, Bryndis Petra Bragadóttir, Valdimar Örn Flygenring, Guðrún Gísladóttir, Geirlaug Sunna Þormar)
Two sisters cast a spell on a young farmer.
The Last Autumn (Síðasta haustið) (Country: Iceland; Year: 2019; Director: Yrsa Roca Fannberg)
It's autumn at Krossnes in Árneshreppur, an isolated part of north Iceland, and Úlfar and Oddný are facing their last autumn as farmers.
Pity The Lovers (Country: Sweden, Iceland; Year: 2019; Director: Maximilian Hult)
Chalk and cheese brothers seem fated to remain forever single in this romantic comedy. One tries much too hard, the other doesn’t try nearly enough.
Screaming Masterpiece (Gargandi Snilld) (Country: Iceland/Denmark/Netherlands; Year: 2005; Director: Ari Alexander, Ergis Magnusson; Writer: Ari Alexander, Ergis Magnusson; Stars: Amina, Bjork, Bang Gang, Ghostdigital, Minus, Mugison, Mum, Nilfisk, Eivor Palsdottir, Quarashi, Sigur Ros, Slowblow)
A look at the Icelandic music industry, its roots and stars.
Seeing The Unseen (Country: Iceland; Year: 2019; Director: Bjarney Lúðvíksdóttir, Kristján Kristjánsson)
A documentary exploring the role that autism plays in the lives of 17 Icelandic women, and asking why autistic women and girls have remained invisible in society for so long.
A White, White Day (Hvítur, Hvítur Dagur) (Country: Iceland, Denmark; Year: 2019; Director: Hlynur Palmason; Writer: Hlynur Palmason; Stars: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Björn Ingi Hilmarsson, Elma Stefania Agustsdottir, Haraldur Stefansson, Laufey Elíasdóttir, Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Arnmundur Ernst Björnsson, Þór Hrafnsson Tulinius, Sverrir Þór Sverrisson)
In a remote Icelandic town, an off-duty police chief begins to suspect a local man to have had an affair with his wife, who has recently died in a car accident. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones.

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