Íslenska

Wrestling

Denni is a tunnel-maker and Einar is a farmer in the country side of Iceland. They both practice the sport of Icelandic wrestling, which allows them to escape their daily routine and to express their true selves.

About the film

  • Type
    Short Film
  • National Premiere Date
    October 10, 2007
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Length
    20 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Bræðrabylta
  • International Title
    Wrestling
  • Production Year
    2007
  • Production Countries
    Iceland
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Production Format
    35mm
  • Aspect Ratio
    1.85:1
  • Color
    Yes
  • Sound
    Dolby

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2015
    Festival Tous Courts, Aix-en-Provence, Frakklandi
  • 2012
    Interfilm Berlin, International Short Film Festival, Berlin, Germany,
  • 2011
    International Filmfest Emden-Norderney
  • 2010
    North Atlantic Movie Days
  • 2009
    Göteborg International Film Festival
  • 2009
    Festival du Cinema
  • 2009
    IF Istanbul International Film Festival
  • 2009
    Go Short International Short Film Festival Nijmegen
  • 2009
    19th Melbourne International Queer Film Festival
  • 2009
    33rd Cleveland International Film Festival
  • 2009
    London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
  • 2009
    Nordic Film Festival
  • 2009
    Identities Queer Film Festival
  • 2009
    Tel Aviv International LBGT Film Festival
  • 2009
    Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
  • 2009
    Melbourne International Film Festival
  • 2009
    GAZE Dublin International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
  • 2009
    Scandinavian House
  • 2009
    Best of Short Film Festival, La Ciotat
  • 2009
    Nordisk Panorama
  • 2009
    Oslo Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
  • 2009
    Kaunas International Film Festival
  • 2009
    Nordic Lights Film Festival
  • 2008
    Brest Short Film Festival - Award: Jury special mention
  • 2008
    IDEM - Gay & Lesbian Film Festival - Award: Best Short
  • 2008
    Milan Gay & Lesbian Film Festival - Award: Best Short
  • 2008
    Kratkofil Short Film Festival - Award: Best Short
  • 2008
    The Youth Jury Prize - Award: Huesca Short Film Festival
  • 2008
    Philadelphia Gay & Lesbian Film Festival - Award: Best Short
  • 2008
    Interfilm Festival - Award: Best Film
  • 2008
    Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival
  • 2008
    Rotterdam International Film Festival
  • 2008
    Sundance Film Festival
  • 2008
    Ankara Film Festival
  • 2008
    Aspen Short Film Festival
  • 2008
    Aye Aye Film Festival
  • 2008
    Bristol Encounters Short Film Festival
  • 2008
    Calgary International Film Festival
  • 2008
    Copenhagen Gay Film Festival
  • 2008
    Granada International Short Film Festival
  • 2008
    Helsinki International Film Festival
  • 2008
    Leeds International Film Festival
  • 2008
    London BFI Film Festival
  • 2008
    Milano International Short Film Festival
  • 2008
    Minimalen Short Film Festival
  • 2008
    Northern Wave Film Festival
  • 2008
    Odense Film Festival
  • 2008
    Palm Springs International Film Festival
  • 2008
    Pink Apple Film Festival
  • 2008
    Prague Short Film Festival
  • 2008
    Premiers Plans Film Festival
  • 2008
    Sao Paulo International Film Festival
  • 2008
    Southwest Gay
  • 2008
    SWGCLFF 08
  • 2008
    Tampere Short Film Festival
  • 2008
    Torino GLBT Film Festival
  • 2008
    Zinegoak
  • 2007
    The Short Fiction Award in Melbourne IFF
  • 2007
    Locarno Film Festival - Award: Honorary mention
  • 2007
    Nordisk Panorama - Award: Honorary mention
  • 2007
    Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards - Award: Short Film of the Year. Nominated for Actor/Actress of the Year in a Supporting Role (Björn Ingi Hilmarsson).
  • 2007
    Alcine Short Film Festival - Award: Won Third prize
  • 2007
    Brest Short Film Festival - Award: Best European Short

Releases

  • Myndform, 2007 - DVD


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