Íslenska

Woman at War

Halla, an independent woman in her late 40s, declares war on the local aluminum industry. She'll risk anything to protect the Icelandic highlands, until an orphan unexpectedly enters her life.

About the film

  • Type
    Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date
    May 22, 2018, Háskólabíó
  • International Premiere Date
    May 12, 2018, Critics' Week - Cannes Film Festival
  • Genre
    Thriller
  • Length
    100 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Kona fer í stríð
  • International Title
    Woman at War
  • Production Year
    2018
  • Production Countries
    Iceland, France,
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Color
    Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP, English subtitles.

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2019
    Scandinavian Film Festival L.A.
  • 2019
    Nordic Lights Film Festival
  • 2019
    Tromsö International Film Festival
  • 2019
    JIFF‘S 9TH Edtition Festival in Uruguay
  • 2019
    Palm Springs International Film Festival
  • 2019
    Göteborg International Film Festival
  • 2019
    Bengaluru International Film Festival
  • 2019
    Boulder Intl Film Festival
  • 2019
    Victoria Film Festival
  • 2019
    Screenwave International Film Festival
  • 2019
    NORDIC HOUSE FÆREYJAR
  • 2018
    Ljubljana International Film Festival - Award: Won the Kingfisher award
  • 2018
    European Parliament - Award: Won the LUX Prize
  • 2018
    Critics' Week - Cannes Film Festival - Award: SACD award for Best Screenplay (Benedikt Erlingsson and Ólafur Egilsson), the Grand Rail d'or , the Valbonne Spectator's Prize and the Coup de Coeur CinÉcole award.
  • 2018
    Sydney Film Festival
  • 2018
    Festival International du Film de la Rochelle
  • 2018
    Melbourne International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Haifa International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Toronto International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Helsinki International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Filmfest Hamburg - Award: Art Cinema Award
  • 2018
    Festival du Nouveau Cinéma Montreal
  • 2018
    BFI London Film Festival
  • 2018
    Chicago International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Philadelphia Film Festival
  • 2018
    Thessaloniki International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Leiden Film Festival
  • 2018
    Ljubljana International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Zagreb Film Festival
  • 2018
    Hamptons International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Seville European Film Festival
  • 2018
    Busan International Film Festival
  • 2018
    London Film Festival
  • 2018
    Noordelijik Film Festival, Holland
  • 2018
    Byron Bay Film Festival, Australia - Award: Best Film and Best Drama.
  • 2018
    Valladolid International Film Festival - Award: Best Actress (Halldóra Geirhardsdóttir).
  • 2018
    Nordic Council Film Prize - Award: Won the Nordic Council Film Prize.
  • 2018
    Nordic Film Days Lubeck - Award: NDR Film Prize, “Lubecker Nachrichten” Audience Prize, INTERFILM Church Film Prize and Baltic Film Prize
  • 2018
    Scanorama European Film Forum
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    Bergen International Film Festival
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    Valladolid International Film Festival

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