High Rise People
High Rise People

High Rise People

High Rise People presents the lives of the oddball residents of a high-rise apartment block through the eyes of 12-year-old Vigga, who lives there with her family. Vigga and her autistic little brother Óli examine a range of adult situations, from the unique and comical vantage point of a child on the verge of adulthood.

About the film

  • Type: TV Fiction
  • Genre: Family
  • Length: 150 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Fólkið í blokkinni
  • International Title: High Rise People
  • Production Year: 2013
  • Production Countries: Iceland
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  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Color: Yes



Company Credits


  • Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards, 2014 - Award: Nominated for Costume Design of the year (Helga Rós V. Hannam). Set Design of the year (Gunnar Pálsson).

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