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Iceland, 2004 (MIFF 2006, Fiction Shorts)

Director: Runar Runarsson

Nominated for an Oscar this year as the best live action short film. Hrafn has lost his wife and is about to lose his land, his independence and his dignity. In his desperation he finds a way to keep it all.


D/S Runar Runarsson P Thorir Snaer Sigurjonsson, Skuli Malmquist WS Zic Zak Filmworks L Icelandic w/English subtitles TD 35mm/col/2004/15mins

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