The Swan

Original title: Svanurinn
Director: Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir
Screenplay: Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir
Director of Photography: Martin Neumeyer
Editor: Elísabet Rónaldsdóttir, Sebastian Thümler
Music: Örvar Smárason, Gunnar Tynes
Country: Estonia, Germany, Iceland
Year of production: 2017
Length (min): 91
Language: Icelandic
Subtitles: Czech, English
Sales: m-appeal
Section: Světla severu
Sponsors: Skandinávský dům, z. s.

Nine-year-old Sól has been misbehaving, so her parents send her to help relatives at a remote farm. What should have been a small lesson soon turns into a dramatic transition from childhood to adulthood. Sól discovers her own personality against the backdrop of the wild Icelandic nature, and Hjörleifsdóttir's debut is an intimate and poetic portrait of growing up; adapted from Guðbergur Bergsson's award-winning novel.

With support

Skandinávský dům, z. s.

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