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The Ring Road Iceland 1985 | 80 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

Friðrik Þór Friðriksson

Friđrik ??r Friđriksson (*1971)is the most wellknown film director fromIceland. His film Children of Nature wasnominated for an oscar in 1992.

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Friðrik Þór Friðriksson’s Ring Road is a renowned experimental film presenting a full tour of Iceland in 80 minutes. A 16 mm camera was mounted atop a car and set to shoot at 10-meter intervals. As the film rolls, we see Iceland circumnavigated at 24 frames per second, the equivalent of a trip at about the speed of sound, or 1,250 kph. The film is also interesting for having been taken a quarter-century ago; much has changed on this well-travelled highway.

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Orig. Title: Hrinngurrin
Filmtype: Documentary Feature
Original language: no dialogue
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Printsource: Icelandic Film Centre | Icelandic Film Centre | Tungata 14 | 101 Reykjavik | Iceland | Phone: +354 562 35 80 | Email: info@icelandicfilmcentre.is
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