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Outlaw: The Saga of Gísli Súrsson, The

Gísli Súrsson's sworn brother is murdered and Gísli believes the murderer to have been Thorgrím the Chieftain, who is married to Gísli's sister. So he kills his brother-in-law; and in the wake of these deaths follows a complicated chess match of killings and countermoves.

About the film

  • Type
    Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date
    October 7, 1981, Austubæjarbíó
  • Genre
    Drama, Thriller
  • Length
    100 min.
  • Original Title
    Útlaginn
  • International Title
    Outlaw: The Saga of Gísli Súrsson, The
  • Production Year
    1981
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Based on a
    Novel
  • Production Format
    35mm
  • Aspect Ratio
    1.66:1
  • Color
    Yes
  • Sound
    Dolby Stereo
  • Screening format and subtitles
    No usable print available. -

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2011
    Filmfest Hamburg, Icelandic retrospective
  • 2010
    Summer Film School
  • 1982
    Academic Awards - Award: Iceland´s Entry for Best Foreign language Film.

Television distribution

  • Iceland
    RÚV, 1990

Releases

  • Bergvík, 2005 - DVD
  • Bergvík, 1999 - VHS