Íslenska

The Oath

Finnur is a successful heart surgeon and father of two. His family's life begins to unravel when his daughter, Anna, gets mixed up with a manipulative drug-dealing boyfriend. As the boyfriend's grip tightens around Anna and the entire family, Finnur is forced to take drastic measures.

About the film

  • Type
    Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date
    September 9, 2016, Smárabíó
  • International Premiere Date
    September 10, 2016, Toronto International Film Festival
  • Genre
    Drama, Thriller
  • Length
    110 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Eiðurinn
  • International Title
    The Oath
  • Production Year
    2016
  • Production Countries
    Iceland
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Color
    Yes

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2018
    Titanic Budapest International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Nordic Film Fest Roma
  • 2017
    Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards - Award: Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Gísli Örn Gardarsson), Best Actress in a Leading Role (Hera Hilmar), Original Score of the Year (Hildur Gudnadóttir), Visual Effects of the Year (Pétur Karlsson and Dadi Einarsson), Make-up of the Year (Ragna Fossberg and Heimir Sverrisson), Best Sound of the Year (Huldar Freyr Arnarsson)
  • 2017
    Palm Springs International Film FestivalPalm Springs, Bandaríkjunum
  • 2017
    Scandinavian Film Festival L.A.
  • 2017
    Santa Barbara Film Festival
  • 2017
    The BIFFF, Brussel, Belgíu
  • 2017
    Filmfest DC
  • 2017
    Seattle International Film Festival
  • 2017
    Transilvania International Film Festival
  • 2016
    Busan International Film Festival
  • 2016
    Chicago International Film Festival
  • 2016
    The Northern Film Festival
  • 2016
    Nordische Filmtage Lübeck
  • 2016
    Noir in Festival
  • 2016
    Warsaw Film Festival
  • 2016
    Dubai International Film Festival
  • 2016
    Festival de Cinéma Européen des Arcs
  • 2016
    Toronto International Film Festival, Kanada