Íslenska

Under the Tree

When the next-door neighbors complain that a tree in Baldvin and Inga’s backyard is casting a shadow over their sundeck, a typical spat between suburban neighbors begins to spiral unexpectedly and violently out of control.

About the film

  • Type
    Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date
    September 6, 2017, Háskólabíó
  • International Premiere Date
    August 31, 2017, Venice Film Festival
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Length
    89 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Undir trénu
  • International Title
    Under the Tree
  • Production Year
    2017
  • Production Countries
    Iceland, Denmark, Germany, Poland
  • IMDB
  • Website
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Color
    Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP, English subtitles.

Festivals

  • 2018
    Ramdam Festival
  • 2018
    Istanbul Film Festival
  • 2018
    Ankara International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Kyiv Molodist International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Skip City International D - Cinema Festival - Award: Hafsteinn Gunnar won the Best Director.
  • 2018
    Palm Springs Film Festival
  • 2018
    Scandinavian Film Festival LA
  • 2018
    Göteborg Film Festival
  • 2018
    Perth Film Festival
  • 2018
    Dublin International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Kino Pavasaris, Vilinius
  • 2018
    Febiofest - Prague
  • 2018
    Hong Kong International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Beijing International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Filmfest Sundsvall
  • 2018
    Northern Lights Film Festival - Belarus
  • 2018
    Filmfest DC
  • 2018
    Espoo International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Horrorant Film Festival Fright Night
  • 2018
    North Atlantic Film Days
  • 2018
    Espoo Ciné International Film Festival
  • 2017
    Fantastic Fest - Award: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson won Best Director in the Comedy Features category.
  • 2017
    Hamptons Film Festival - Award: Award Winner for Best Narrative Feature.
  • 2017
    Denver Film Festival - Award: Won Special Jury Award
  • 2017
    Venice Film Festival, Orizzonti Section
  • 2017
    Toronto International Film Festival
  • 2017
    Zurich Film Festival - Award: A Special Mention from the Jury.
  • 2017
    Chicago International Film Festival