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Echo
Echo - Bergmál (2019)

director: Rúnar Rúnarsson

composer: Kjartan Sveinsson
With: Sigurmar Albertsson, Bent Kingo Andersen, Sif Arnarsdóttir, a.o.

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'Echo' is a Christmas film, but not in the traditional sense. The film is made up of a collection of vignettes set against the frosty December Icelandic landscape. Dogs get freaked out by fireworks, an abandoned farmhouse is burnt to the ground and chicken corpses roam around an empty slaughterhouse. This total of 56 independent scenes, populated with amateur actors, showcases the beautiful as well as the bizarre and the grimy sides of modern Iceland.

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Screening dates: Echo - Bergmál

Sphinx Cinema Tue 15 Oct 2019 19:30 - 20:49 (79 min)
Sphinx Cinema Thu 17 Oct 2019 17:00 - 18:19 (79 min)
Sphinx Cinema Fri 18 Oct 2019 22:00 - 23:19 (79 min)

Credits

director: Rúnar Rúnarsson
screenplay: Rúnar Rúnarsson
producer: Rúnar Rúnarsson, Live Hide, Lilja Ósk Snorradóttir
composer: Kjartan Sveinsson
Editor: Jacob Secher Schulsinger
Cinematography: Sophia Olsson
sound: Gunnar Óskarsson

production company: Nimbus Film Productions

More info

dialogue: Icelandic
subtitles: Dutch subt.
country: Iceland - France - Switzerland
year: 2019

Filmography

RÚNAR RÚNARSSON: Leitin að Rajeev (2002), The Last Farm (2004, short), Two Birds (2008, short), Anna (2009, short), Volcano (2011), Sparrows (2015), Echo (2019).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85

Other festival films by director Rúnar Rúnarsson

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