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In the Shoes of the Dragon

Hronn Sveinsdottir, a young feisty film maker, surprises both family and friends by entering a Miss Iceland beauty pagent and following it through. Her mother takes on the role of cameraman as she follows her daughter through 3 intensive months of competition.

This docu drama, set in contemporary Reykjavik, Iceland explores the questions all women are all too familiar with. Of image, identity and beauty.

About the film

  • Type
    Documentary
  • National Premiere Date
    October 26, 2002
  • Length
    94 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Í skóm drekans
  • International Title
    In the Shoes of the Dragon
  • Production Year
    2002
  • Production Countries
    Iceland
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Production Format
    DVCAM
  • Aspect Ratio
    1.66:1
  • Color
    Yes
  • Sound
    Stereo
  • Screening format and subtitles
    Betacam SP Icelandic version

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2004
    International Film Festival of the Nowegian Filminstitute
  • 2004
    The Indipendent Filmfestival of New York
  • 2004
    The Underground Filmfestival
  • 2004
    The San Francisco Indipendent Filmfestival - Award: Best Documentary.
  • 2004
    Underground Filmfestival
  • 2003
    Nordisk Panorama
  • 2003
    International Film festival of the Swedish Filminstitute
  • 2002
    Edduverðlaunin / The Edda Awards - Award: Documentary of the Year.

Releases

  • Myndform, 2003 - VHS
  • Myndform, 2003 - DVD

Trailer