Ravens, Buttercups and Myrrh

After Lára, who is 13 years old, loses both her father and brother in an accident, she discovers that her father used to be a member of a theatre group at a local theatre. In order to keep his memory alive, she joins the company. The company consists of eccentric and playful elders who introduce Lára to the magic of theatre and the importance of play. While Lára struggles to piece together the fractured life she now shares with her mother, she decides to help the company in their attempt to save the theatre with a big hit play. But evil and corrupt forces want it gone forever.

About the film

  • Type
    Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date
    September 30, 2011, Sambíó
  • Genre
    Family, Drama
  • Length
    90 min.
  • Language
  • Original Title
    L7: Hrafnar, sóleyjar og myrra
  • International Title
    Ravens, Buttercups and Myrrh
  • Production Year
  • Production Countries
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
  • Based on a
  • Color

Company Credits


  • 2012
    Nordische Filmtage Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany

Cinema distribution

  • Iceland
    Sambíóin, 2011