Íslenska

Ikingut

In the middle ages a small Greenlandic boy comes drifting with an Iceberg to a remote and superstitious settlement in Iceland and is believed to be an evil spirit by his looks. He saves a young boy from an avalanche and they become friends. The young Icelandic boy has to fight for his friend’s existence against the ignorant villagers, who want him imprisoned or even killed.

Crew

About the film

  • Type
    Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date
    December 26, 2000
  • Genre
    Family
  • Length
    84 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Ikíngut
  • International Title
    Ikingut
  • Production Year
    2000
  • Production Countries
    Iceland, Denmark, Norway
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Production Format
    35mm
  • Aspect Ratio
    1.85:1
  • Color
    Yes
  • Sound
    Dolby
  • Screening format and subtitles
    Betacam SP with English sub. -

Festivals

  • 2012
    Festival Air d'Islande, France
  • 2002
    Carrousel International du Film - Award: Audience Camério.
  • 2001
    Göteborg Film Festival
  • 2001
    Berlin Int. Film Festival
  • 2001
    Montréal Int. Children's Film Festival
  • 2001
    BUFF Children's Film Festival
  • 2001
    Stockhom Film Festival
  • 2001
    Sprockets, Toronto Int. Children's Festival
  • 2001
    Ale Kino Int. Young Audience Festival - Award: Silver Poznan Goat for Best Children's Film.
  • 2001
    Troia Int. Film Festival
  • 2001
    Shanghai Int. Film Festival
  • 2001
    Filmfest München
  • 2001
    Galway Film Fleadh
  • 2001
    Giffoni Film Festival
  • 2001
    New Nordic Children Film Festival
  • 2001
    Chicago International Children's Film Festival - Award: 2nd place in Adult's Jury Award for Feature Film or Video - Live-Action . 2nd place in Children's Jury Award for International Feature Film or Video - Live-Action
  • 2001
    Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards - Award: Won award for Production. Nominated for Actor of the Year (Pálmi Gestsson, Hjalti Rúnar Jónsson). Nominated for Best Film. Nominated for Director of the Year (Gísli Snaer Erlingsson). Nominated for Screenplay of the Year (Jón Steinar Ragnarsson).

Releases

  • Sam-myndbönd, 2004 - DVD
  • Háskólabíó, 2001 - VHS