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Footsteps
Footsteps

Footsteps

An elderly man goes about his daily routine until his grandson shows up and is eager to play football with him. Their mismatch on the football pitch is quickly apparent, with the youngster running rings around his senior. The old man with a bruised ego and full of reminiscence of his youth begins to prepare for their next encounter.

Synopsis

On a quiet street in Reykjavík, an elderly man goes about his daily routine until a ring of the doorbell brings a change to his familiar pattern. In steps a young grandson in need of being kept an eye on. Eventually, despite protests, the boy drags the old man down to a local park to play football. While playing, the mismatch between the elderly grandfather and young grandson quickly becomes apparent, with the youngster running rings around his senior. The old man, with a bruised ego and full of reminiscence over his youth, begins to prepare for their next encounter.

About the film

  • Type: Short Film
  • International Premiere Date: July 24, 0017
  • Genre: Family
  • Length: 15 min. 13 sec.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Fótspor
  • International Title: Footsteps
  • Production Year: 2017
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • Website: https://www.figura.is/fotspor/
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: No
  • Production Format: HD
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Stereo
  • Screening format and subtitles: DCP

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Festivals

  • Nordic Film Fest for Kids Rome, 2018
  • Dublin international film festival, 2018
  • Indie Junior Porto, 2018
  • Toronto International Film Festival, KIDS, 2018
  • Nordic Edge Phillips Collection Washington, 2018
  • International Children's Film Festival India, 2017
  • Oulu International Children's and Youth Film Festival, 2017
  • Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People, 2017
  • Giffoni Film Festival, 2017
  • Auburn International Film Festival for Children and Young Adults, 2017
  • International Film Festival Schlingel, 2017
  • Reykjavík International Film Festival, 2017
  • Mill Valley Film Festival, 2017
  • Mumbai Film Festival, 2017
  • Osnabruck Film Festival, 2017
  • Northern Wave International Film Festival, 2017
  • Seoul International Youth Film Festival, 2017

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