Íslenska

Private Lives

Alexander, a twenty-year-old student, his girlfriend and a schoolmate discover the ins and outs of film-making while shooting a documentary about his family. A gallery of humorous, off-beat characters is revealed, who´s seemingly ordinary lives conceal bitter divorces, passionate second marriages, vengeance, luck and misfortune, crime and punishment.

About the film

  • Type
    Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date
    August 1, 1995
  • Genre
    Drama, Comedy
  • Length
    94 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Einkalíf
  • International Title
    Private Lives
  • Production Year
    1995
  • Production Countries
    Iceland
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Production Format
    35mm
  • Aspect Ratio
    1.66:1
  • Color
    Yes
  • Sound
    Dolby Stereo SR
  • Screening format and subtitles
    SP Betacam English subtitles

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 1996
    Gotenburg Int. Film Festival
  • 1996
    Mill Vally Film Festival
  • 1996
    Mannheim Int. Film Festival
  • 1996
    Ljubljana Film Festival

Releases

  • Skífan ehf., 1998 - VHS
  • Myndform, 1996 - VHS