Icelandic cinema has had a great year with films competing in Tribeca and Cannes’ Un Certain Regard competition. Here are a few examples of Icelandic films selling at Cannes now.
!n a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven’t spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what’s dearest to them – their sheep.
19 May 14:00 Palais K
21 May 12:00 Palais I
Fúsi finds comfort in the familiarity of his routines, until an involuntary dance class forces him to encounter the real world.
17 May 11:30 Palais H
Three different tales of three different people, all of whom end up having a lasting effect on one another. Twenty years after a horrible personal tragedy, a middle-aged writer still drinks himself into oblivion every day. A young single mom moonlights as a prostitute to make ends meet. A former soccer star is recruited into the snake pit of international banking and loses touch with his family.
18 May 9:30 GRAY 1
Dir. Jakob Halldorsson
“You and Me”