The Oath
The Oath

The Oath

Finnur is a successful heart surgeon and father of two. His family's life begins to unravel when his daughter, Anna, gets mixed up with a manipulative drug-dealing boyfriend. As the boyfriend's grip tightens around Anna and the entire family, Finnur is forced to take drastic measures.

About the film

  • Type: Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date: September 9, 2016, Smárabíó
  • International Premiere Date: September 10, 2016, Toronto International Film Festival
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Length: 110 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Eiðurinn
  • International Title: The Oath
  • Production Year: 2016
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • IMDB: The Oath
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Color: Yes



Company Credits


  • Busan International Film Festival, 2016
  • Chicago International Film Festival, 2016
  • Warsaw Film Festival, 2016
  • Toronto International Film Festival, Kanada, 2016

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