Under The Tree
- 1h 29min
- Directed by: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson
- Cast: Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Sigurður Sigurjónsson
- Language: Icelandic
- UK release: 10 August 2018
Atli (Steinþórsson) is an errant husband who’s been thrown out of the family home and goes to live with his parents, where they all get caught up in an escalating feud with their neighbours over a tree. Highly amusing and emotionally involving drama about resentment of others, which goes from mordant comedy to almost Jacobean tragedy.
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Under the Tree6 Aug 2018
Amusing and involving Icelandic drama documenting an escalating feud between neighbours
Hell is other people in Under the Tree (Undir trénu). They suffocate and infuriate, prevent us from doing what we want and hold us to account for unconscionable acts. The intense resentment of others lies at the centre of a film that confidently travels…
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