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Completed - ICELANDIC - Drama - 95 minutes

Log Line

Nominated for an Academy Award in 2006, The Golden Palm in Cannes 2008 and The European Film Awards in 2008, Rúnar is probably the most awarded short film director in the world with 90 International awards for his last 3 films. VOLCANO is Rúnar’s feature film debut.

Previous markets

  • Cannes 2011 (Premiere)
  • Toronto 2011 (Screening)
Full history

Year of production : 2011

Director(s) : Rúnar RÚNARSSON
Writer(s) : Rúnar RÚNARSSON
Cast : Margrét Helga JÓHANNSDÓTTIR, Theodór JÚLÍUSSON

Producer(s) : Egil DENNERLINE (Fine & Mellow), Skúli FR. MALMQUIST (Zik Zak Filmworks), Thor S. SIGURJÓNSSON (Zik Zak Filmworks)

Synopsis

When Hannes retires from his job as a janitor the big, empty time span that is the rest of his life begins. He is estranged from his family, has hardly any friends and the relationship to his wife has faded. Through drastic events, Hannes realises that he has to adjust his life in order to help someone he loves. Volcano is a love story of someone who has to deal with the choices of the past and the difficulties of the present in order to embrace the future.

Production

Country(ies) : ICELAND

Distributors

CANADA Jan 01, 1753 EYESTEELFILM
DENMARK Jan 01, 1753 OST FOR PARADIS
KOREA (Sou Jan 01, 1753 PREVISION ENTERTAINMENT
NORWAY Jan 01, 1753 ARTHAUS

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Festivals and Awards

Cannes 2011 Directors Fortnight
Toronto - TIFF 2011 Discovery
FNC - Montréal 2011 - Int'l Competition (Best Feature Film)


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