Íslenska

The Grandad

Gudjón has led a safe life. Suddenly faced with retirement and growing older, he is forced to take a good, hard look at his marriage. A dramatic but often lighthearted story about life at a crossroads and the meaning of it all.

About the film

  • Type
    Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date
    September 25, 2014, Sambíó
  • Genre
    Comedy, Drama
  • Length
    90 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Afinn
  • International Title
    The Grandad
  • Production Year
    2014
  • Production Countries
    Iceland, Czech Republic
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Based on a
    Play
  • Antecendent Title
    The Grandad
  • Production Format
    Arri Alexa
  • Color
    Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP, English subtitles

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2016
    Love & Anarchy – Helsinki International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards - Award: Nominated for Leading Actor of the year (Sigurður Sigurjónsson).
  • 2015
    Palm Springs International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Tiburon International Film Festival - Award: Best Comedy.
  • 2015
    European Union Film Festival, Singapúr
  • 2015
    Espoo Ciné International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Northern Lights, Búlgaríu
  • 2015
    Comedy Cluj International Film Festival
  • 2015
    New Scandinavian Cinema Showcase, Portland
  • 2015
    Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival
  • 2015
    Íslensk kvikmyndahátíð, Nuuk, Grænlandi

Trailer