Glasgow Film Festival 2020

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Screaming Masterpiece Screaming Masterpiece
Screaming Masterpiece and Echo
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.
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.
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.
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.
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