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Outlaw: The Saga of Gísli Súrsson, The
Outlaw: The Saga of Gísli Súrsson, The

Outlaw: The Saga of Gísli Súrsson, The

The Outlaw is based on the medieval Icelandic Saga of Gísli, still popular today for its gripping story and swift action.

Synopsis

Gísli Súrsson's sworn brother is murdered and Gísli believes the murderer to have been Thorgrím the Chieftain, who is married to Gísli's sister. So he kills his brother-in-law; and in the wake of these deaths follows a complicated chess match of killings and countermoves.

About the film

  • Type: Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date: October 7, 1981, Austubæjarbíó
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Length: 100 min.
  • Original Title: Útlaginn
  • International Title: Outlaw: The Saga of Gísli Súrsson, The
  • Production Year: 1981
  • IMDB: Outlaw: The Saga of Gísli Súrsson, The
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Based on a : Novel
  • Production Format: 35mm
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Dolby Stereo
  • Screening format and subtitles: No usable print available. -

Crew

Cast

Company Credits

Festivals

  • Filmfest Hamburg, Icelandic retrospective, 2011
  • Summer Film School, 2010
  • Academic Awards, 1982 - Award: Iceland´s Entry for Best Foreign language Film.

Television distribution

  • Iceland: RÚV, 1990

Releases

  • Bergvík, 2005 - DVD
  • Bergvík, 1999 - VHS

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