Íslenska

Last Farm, The

An old man lives with his wife on an isolated farmstead along the Icelandic coastline. His whole life spent there, raising his family and tending his land, he has no wish to give it up and move to the comfortable retirement home that his children have set up for him. However as preparations are made around him, he makes his own plans.

About the film

  • Type
    Short Film
  • National Premiere Date
    October 10, 2004
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Length
    17 min. 9 sec.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Síðasti bærinn
  • International Title
    Last Farm, The
  • Production Year
    2004
  • Production Countries
    Iceland
  • IMDB
  • Website
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Production Format
    35mm
  • Aspect Ratio
    1.85:1
  • Color
    Yes
  • Sound
    Dolby Digital
  • Screening format and subtitles
    SP Betacam w/English subtitles.

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2015
    Nordisk Panorama - Isländskt Retrospektiv, Malmö
  • 2015
    Tampere Film Festival
  • 2015
    Festival Tous Courts, Frakklandi
  • 2014
    Helsinki International Film Festival - Love & Anarchy
  • 2012
    Interfilm, International Short Film Festival, Berlin, Germany,
  • 2012
    Australian Cinémathéque, Queensland, Australia
  • 2012
    Minimalen Short Film Festival, Norway
  • 2011
    L´Air Islande, Paris
  • 2011
    Cinessone Festival du Cinema Europeen En Essonne
  • 2010
    Regensburger Kurzfilmwoche
  • 2010
    Filmfest Dresden
  • 2010
    Brest European Short Film Festival
  • 2009
    Nordatlantens Brygge Biodage
  • 2009
    Kratkofil Short Film Festival
  • 2009
    Scandinavian House
  • 2009
    Nordisk Panorama
  • 2009
    Alcine Film Festival
  • 2009
    Nordic Lights Film Festival
  • 2008
    Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival - Award: Second Place
  • 2007
    My Europe Film Festival - Award: Audience Award
  • 2006
    Academy Awards - Award: Nominated for Best Live Action Short Film.
  • 2006
    Magma Filmfestival - Award: Best Narrative Short Film.
  • 2006
    THE CINEMA CORTO IN BRA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL - Award: The Jurys special mention.
  • 2006
    Filmfest Dresden - Award: ARTE Short Film Prize.
  • 2006
    Filmfest Dresden - Award: Golden Horse Man Youth Oscar.
  • 2006
    The Festival de Cinema e Vídeo Jovem de Espinho - Award: Prémio Melhor Final.
  • 2006
    The MUNICH INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - Award: First Prize.
  • 2006
    Minimalen Short Film Festival in Trondheim - Award: Internatnional Award.
  • 2006
    Durango Independent Film Festival - Award: Best Live Action Short.
  • 2006
    MoMA NY
  • 2005
    10th International & 22nd National Short Film Festival of the Iranian Young Cinema Society - Award: Best Film of Spiritual Competition.
  • 2005
    9th International Short Film Festival Winterthur Schweiz - Award: Audience-award.
  • 2005
    Honorary Distinction- Drama International Short Film Festival
  • 2005
    São Paulo International Short Film Festival - Award: The audience's choice.
  • 2005
    Shortshorts Filmfestival Tokyo - Award: Jury´s special mention.
  • 2005
    Huesca Film festival - Award: The Jury of the Critics- Special mention.
  • 2005
    Huesca Film festival - Award: Best film.
  • 2004
    Kiev International Film Festival Molodist - Award: Best shortfilm.
  • 2004
    Nordisk Panorama - Award: Best shortfilm.
  • 2004
    Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards - Award: Shot Film of the Year. Nominated for Actor of the Year in a Leading Role (Jón Sigurbjörnsson).
  • 2004
    Fipresci Jury Diploma