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Birta

Strong and responsible Birta seeks ways to raise money after overhearing her mother worrying about financial problems and not being able to afford the family Christmas. But it’s not so easy when you’re only 11 years old.

About the film

  • Type
    Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date
    November 5, 2021, Háskólabíó, Smárabíó, Laugarásbíó, Borgarbíó
  • International Premiere Date
    July 27, 2021, Giffoni Film Festival
  • Genre
    Family
  • Length
    85 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Birta
  • International Title
    Birta
  • Production Year
    2021
  • Production Countries
    Iceland
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Production Format
    6k
  • Aspect Ratio
    1.85:1
  • Color
    Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP, English subs

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2021
    Cinekid Festival
  • 2021
    Nordic Film Days in Lübeck
  • 2021
    Schlingel International Film Festival - Award: Kristín Erla Pétursdóttir won the DIAMANT award for best child actor
  • 2021
    Chicago International Children‘s Film Festival
  • 2021
    Castellinaria International Film Festival
  • 2021
    PÖFF - Tallinn Black Nights Festival
  • 2021
    Kikife International Children's Film Festival - Award: Margrét Júlía Reynisdóttir won an award for Best Acting Performance
  • 2021
    Oulo International Children‘s and Youth Film Festival
  • 2021
    Giffoni Film Festival
  • 2021
    Buster Film Festival


Trailer