Íslenska

Lady of the Mountain

The summer of 2004 two engineer from Seyðisfjörður found a three-blade broach and an oval broach high up in the mountains of East Fjords in Iceland. Archaeologists arrived on the scene under the direction of Sigurd Bergsteinsson. They discover remains of a Viking woman, some jewelry and over 500 pearls.
Who was this woman? What was she doing in the mountains, all by herself?

The finding was unique, never before have so many artifacts from a Viking woman been found in an open country.

The film is produced in collaboration with the National Museum of Iceland and The Archaeological Heritage Agency of Iceland.

About the film

  • Type
    Documentary
  • Length
    28 min. 8 sec.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Fjallkonan
  • International Title
    Lady of the Mountain
  • Production Year
    2012
  • Production Countries
    Iceland
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Production Format
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio
    16:9
  • Color
    Yes
  • Sound
    Stereo

Cast



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