God Bless Iceland
God Bless Iceland

God Bless Iceland

This film is a story driven by the main characters. They are people of all walks, who now deeply suffer the consequences of the crisis.


Iceland experiences the deepest and most rapid financial crisis recorded in peacetime when it’s three major banks all collapse in the same week in October 2008. On January 22nd the government falls after weeks of intense public protests and Iceland might get the worlds first lesbian Prime Minister Jóhanna Sigurdardóttir.

About the film

  • Type: Documentary
  • National Premiere Date: October 9, 2009
  • Length: 100 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Guð blessi Ísland
  • International Title: God Bless Iceland
  • Production Year: 2009
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • IMDB: God Bless Iceland
  • Website:
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Production Format: 35mm
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Color: Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles: DigiBeta, w/English subtitles.


Company Credits


  • REC Festival Internacional de Cinema de Tarragona, Tarragona, Spain, 2012
  • One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, 2010


  • Sena, 2009 - DVD

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