30.09. - 09.10.2021

Woman At War France, Iceland, Ukraine 2018 | 100 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Benedikt Erlingsson

BENEDIKT ERLINGSSON (*1969) is an actor and director. His directorial debut Of Horses and Men (2013) won several international awards.

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Benedikt Erlingsson has set his politically sharp-tongued comedy against the breath-taking backdrop of the Icelandic landscape.
Halla is 50 and an independent woman. But the facade of her sedate routine hides a second life as a passionate environmental campaigner. Known as "The Woman of the Mountain", she conducts a secret one-woman war against the local aluminium industry. With methods ranging from vandalism to industrial sabotage, she manages to stop negotiations between the Icelandic government and an international investor. And, when her application to adopt a child is finally accepted, she plans her last, most daring operation.
Original title: Kona fer í stríð
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Icelandic
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Benedikt Erlingsson
Screenplay: Benedikt Erlingsson, Ólafur Egill Egilsson
Cast: Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Davíð Þór Jónsson, Magnús Trygvason Eliasen, Ómar Guðjónsson, Iryna Danyleiko, Galyna Goncharenko
Producer: Marianne Slot, Benedikt Erlingsson, Carine Leblanc
Director of Photography: Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson
Music: Davíð Þór Jónsson
Production Design: Snorri Hilmarsson
Editor: Davíð Alexsander Corno
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Pandora Film Verleih
World Sales: Beta Cinema GmbH
Production: Slot Machine; Gulldrengurinn
Contact: Björn Hoffmann, Pandora Film Verleih:


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