Between a Mountain and a Shore
Between a Mountain and a Shore

Between a Mountain and a Shore

19th century Iceland: Ingolfur, the son of an impoverished farmer, is courting a wealthy merchant's daughter. Things are complicated when he's wrongly accused of stealing sheeps. Based on a true incident.

About the film

  • Type: Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date: January 13, 1949, Gamla Bíó
  • Genre: Drama
  • Length: 97 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Milli fjalls og fjöru
  • International Title: Between a Mountain and a Shore
  • Production Year: 1949
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • IMDB: Between a Mountain and a Shore
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: No
  • Production Format: 16mm
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Mono




  • Images from the Edge: Classic and Contempory Films from Iceland, Lincoln Center, New York, 2012

Television distribution

  • Iceland: RÚV, 1991
  • Iceland: RÚV, 1974
  • Iceland: Stöð 2, 1990

Cinema distribution

  • Iceland: Gamla Bíó, 1949
  • Iceland: Bæjarbíó Hafnarfirði, 1949
  • Iceland: Bæjarbíó í Hafnarfirði, 1950
  • Iceland: Þróttarbíó, 1952
  • Iceland: Gamla Bíó, 1969
  • Iceland: Bæjarbíó Hafnarfirði, 2002

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