Katrín wakes up in the hospital after a serious car accident to find that she has received a life-saving blood transfusion. However, the religious cult she belongs to forbids such things. As Katrín struggles to reconcile this conflict with her church and family, she begins to become obsessed with the stranger whose blood is now flowing through her veins.

About the film

  • Type: Short Film
  • National Premiere Date: September 29, 2017, Háskólabíó
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Length: 24 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Frelsun
  • International Title: Salvation
  • Production Year: 2017
  • Production Countries: Iceland, Sweden
  • IMDB: Salvation
  • Website:
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Production Format: Arri Alexa HD
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Dolby Surround
  • Screening format and subtitles: DCP, English subtitles.



Company Credits


  • Göteborg Film Festival, 2018
  • Reykjavík International Film Festival, 2017
  • Nordisk Panorama, 2017

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