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Old Spice
Old Spice

Old Spice

There is an old barbershop in the center of town. This is where Einar has cut hair for half a century or so. In recent years he has had to deal with the inevitable, his customers grow older and slowly disappear. But what happens when one of his customers keeps coming after he is dead?

Synopsis

There is an old barbershop in the center of town. This is where Einar has cut hair for half a century or so. He has seen good times and bad times but independent from contemporary tendencies, he has always maintained his own style, but in recent years he has had to deal with the inevitable, his customers grow older, and one by one they slowly disappear. One day they simply don’t show up for their scheduled haircut. But what happens when one of his customers keeps coming after he is dead.

About the film

  • Type: Short Film
  • National Premiere Date: September 23, 1999, Háskólabíó
  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Length: 18 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Old Spice
  • International Title: Old Spice
  • Production Year: 1999
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • IMDB: Old Spice
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Production Format: 35mm
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Dolby Stereo SR
  • Screening format and subtitles: SP Betacam w/English subtitles.

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Festivals

  • Kratkofil Short Film Festival, 2009
  • Nordisk Panorama, 2009
  • Clermont Ferrand, 2000
  • Icelandic Film Week in Paris, 2000
  • Filmfest Dresden, 2000
  • Nordisk Panorama, 1999 - Award: The Canal+ Prize for outstanding effort in short films
  • Bilbao Doc & Shortfilm Festival, 1999
  • Odense Film Festival

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