Vikingar takes place in two different eras. In the year 1000, Magnús, a fearless Viking warrior, confronts Bjarni the Berserker who abducted his wife and child. In the year 2012, Magnús, the hero of a pathetic Viking re-enactment troupe, struggles to regain his son’s affection after a painful divorce.

About the film

  • Type: Short Film
  • Genre: Drama
  • Length: 15 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Víkingar
  • International Title: Vikingar
  • Production Year: 2013
  • Production Countries: Iceland, France
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles: DCP



Company Credits


  • Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards, 2014 - Award: Nominated for Short Film of the year.
  • Brest European Short Film Festival, 2014
  • Nordic Heritage Museum, 2014
  • Amiens International Film Festival, 2013 - Award: Special mention award.
  • Cannes Film Festival, 2013 - Award: Critics' Week - Rail d'or Award.

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