The concrete landscape of contemporary Reykjavik provides the setting for the short thriller (18 mins), which tells the story of Stefan, whose life is slipping into turmoil. When he senses an intruder in his home, panic quickly turns to grim determination.
Winner: Best Short Film, Reykjavik International Film Festival 2011
4 nominations for the EDDA Awards - the annual Icelandic Film & TV Awards:
‘Short film of the year’ - WINNER
‘Actor of the year’ (Björn Thors)
‘Director of the year’ (Börkur Sigthorsson)
‘Cinematographer of the year’ (G. Magni Agustsson)
Nominated for the British Council Best New Short Film Award 2012 at London Short Film Festival.
Bristol Encounters 2011
Nordisk Panorama 2011
Leuven International Short Film Festival 2011
Aguilar de Campoo 2011
London Short Film Festival 2012
Glasgow Film Festival 2012
Screen Daily article:
Starring: Björn Thors, Gísli Björn Rúnarsson, Þrúður Vilhjálmsdóttir, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Jón Páll Eyjólfsson, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Magnús Ragnarsson.
Editing: Thomas Lindsay
Cinematography: G. Magni Ágústsson, ÍKS
Production design: Þóranna Björnsdóttir
Sound design: Gunnar Óskarsson
Music composed by: Daníel Bjarnason
Costume design: Ellen Loftsdóttir
Executive producers: Sæmundur Norðfjörð, Jessica Petelle & Brad Turner
Co-producer: Björn Thors
Produced by: Sindri Kjartansson & Börkur Sigþórsson
Written and directed by: Börkur Sigþórsson
A Republik Film Productions & B Pictures production in collaboration with the ICELANDIC FILM CENTRE and PRIME FOCUS
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