26.9. - 5.10.2019

In Front of Others Iceland 2016 | 93 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Óskar Jónasson

Óskar Jónasson (*1963) became known in Germany with his thriller Reykjavík - Rotterdam, which was the Icelandic Oscar® entry in 2009.

rated for 0 + years
Hubert is shy, introverted and has difficulty communicating with other people. He is, however, a brilliant imitator. When he meets Hanna and falls in love, he makes her laugh with his imitations of the Icelandic president and Hubert's friend Fridrik. The two become a couple. But constantly imitating others takes more and more control of Hubert and becomes a kind of stand-up mania liable to break out in all kinds of situations. It gets on Hanna's nerves and she distances herself from Hubert – so he has to find other ways of pleasing her and winning her heart, once and for all. In Front of Others is a wonderfully winning romantic comedy: warm, witty and intelligent.
Orig. Title: Fyrir framan annað fólk
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Icelandic
Section: Eurovisuell
Director: Óskar Jónasson
Screenplay: Óskar Jónasson, Kristjan Thordur Hrafnsson
Cast: Snorri Engilbertsson, Hafdís Helga Helgadóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Svandis Dora Einarsdottir
Producer: Kristinn Thordarson,Leifur B. Dagfinnsson
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Atli Orvarsson
Camera: Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson
Set Designer: Sveinn Viðar Hjartarson
Cutter: Valdís Óskarsdóttir, Sigurður Eyþórsson
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Media Luna New Films
Production: Truenorth Films
contact: Julia Scherban, Media Luna New Films:


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