Íslenska

I am a Simple Man

Gleb Terjokhín is a Russian bus driver who dreamed of moving to Iceland in search of a better life. He wrote several letters in bad Icelandic to newspapers and magazines in Iceland, in search of work and a woman to marry. A group of artists recognized Gleb’s letters as the expression of a true court jester, one who plays his role to escape the limits of his reality and get what he wants.

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About the film

  • Type
    Documentary
  • National Premiere Date
    January 9, 2020, Bíó Paradís
  • Length
    52 min.
  • Language
    English, Icelandic, Russian
  • Original Title
    Ég er einfaldur maður – ég heiti Gleb
  • International Title
    I am a Simple Man
  • Production Year
    2019
  • Production Countries
    Iceland
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    No
  • Production Format
    HDV
  • Aspect Ratio
    16:9
  • Color
    Yes
  • Sound
    Stereo
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP, English subs

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