Íslenska

Lobster Soup

A tiny café in a small town in Iceland becomes a refuge for fishermen, musicians, and football fans. It's so authentic that more and more tourists arrive every day. It's becoming a profitable business - but then the investors arrive. Can the soul of the café be sold?

About the film

  • Type
    Documentary
  • National Premiere Date
    October 3, 2020, Bíó Paradís
  • International Premiere Date
    September 25, 2020, San Sebastian International Film Festival
  • Length
    95 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic, Spanish, Italian
  • Original Title
    Humarsúpa
  • International Title
    Lobster Soup
  • Production Year
    2020
  • Production Countries
    Spain, Lithuania, Iceland (minority)
  • Website
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Production Format
    4K Digital
  • Aspect Ratio
    2.35:1
  • Color
    Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP, English subs

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2021
    Visions du Réel
  • 2021
    Bergamo Film Meeting - Award: Best Documentary (CGIL Prize for the Close Up - La Sortie de l’Usine)
  • 2021
    Krakow Film Festival
  • 2020
    San Sebastian International Film Festival
  • 2020
    Reykjavík International Film Festival - RIFF
  • 2020
    Nordische Filmtage Lübeck
  • 2020
    Scanorama
  • 2020
    DocsValència - Award: Won the Mirades award for best documentary
  • 2020
    Taipei Golden Horses Film Festival
  • 2020
    Artdocfest


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