30.09. - 09.10.2021

Iona United Kingdom, Germany 2015 | 85 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Scott Graham

SCOTT GRAHAM (*1965) is one of Scotland's most promising directorial talents. His debut Shell won the main prize at the 2012 Turin festival and was nominated as best newcomer at the 2014 British Academy Film Awards. Iona is his second film.

rated for 0 + years
Her son Bull has committed a serious crime and Iona flees with him to the island where she grew up. Not everyone in the devoutly Christian community is happy about her return, as back then she had abandoned not only her home but also her faith. Iona is equally unenthusiastic. She and Bull nevertheless begin to integrate into island life. But his crime will not leave the boy alone and he longs for forgiveness. The past catches up with Iona too. Iona is a moving family drama, with sparse dialogue, but with gestures, looks and atmosphere that speak volumes.
Original title: Iona
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Section: Freihafen
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Scott Graham
Screenplay: Scott Graham
Cast: Ruth Negga, Ben Gallagher, Douglas Henshall, Tom Brooke, Michelle Duncan, Sorcha Groundsell
Producer: Margaret Matheson, Gunter Hanfgarn
Director of Photography: Yoliswa von Dallwitz
Production Design: Stephen Mason
Editor: Florian Nonnenmacher
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Alexander Bohr (ZDF/Arte)
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales:
Production: Bard Entertainments; Hanfgarn & Ufer; ZDF
Contact: Margaret Matheson, Bard Entertainments:; Gunter Hanfgarn, Hanfgarn & Ufer:


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