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Fire on Heimaey

Iceland, 1975 (MIFF 1975)

Director: ósvaldur Knudsen

During the night of January 23rd, 1973. a volcanic eruption broke out on Heimaey, the biggest of the Westmann Islands. A fissure then opened only 200 metres from Iceland's most important fishing centre, the town of Vestmannaeyjar.

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