How to be a Classy Tramp

Karen, an experienced country girl, comes to pick up her best friend Tanja, awkward in life and love. When Karen arrives to pick her up, Tanja is already outside throwing clothing at her now, once again, ex-boyfriend. The women head to the country side of Iceland where they intend to work on a farm for the summer as well as having some fun times of their own. Tanja is already upset and has her doubts about the trip but once they arrive at the farm she quickly falls for a handsome country boy named Ívar. However once her plans to seduce Ívar goes very very wrong she starts to admire how Karen makes it look so easy. Karen can basically do whatever she wants without care or consequences, no strings attached. So Tanja asks Karen to mentor her. To teach her how to become more carefree and open minded, how to become a classy tramp.

About the film

  • Type
    Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date
    February 5, 2021, Háskólabíó, Smárabíó, Laugarásbíó, Borgarbíó
  • Genre
  • Length
    88 min.
  • Language
  • Original Title
    Hvernig á að vera klassa drusla
  • International Title
    How to be a Classy Tramp
  • Production Year
  • Production Countries
  • IMDB
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  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
  • Color

Company Credits


  • 2022
    Chennai International Film Festival
  • 2022
    Nordic Lights Film Festival
  • 2021
    Oulo International Children‘s and Youth Film Festival