The County

The County
  • 2019
  • Iceland
  • 1h 32min
  • 12
  • Directed by: Grímur Hákonarson
  • Cast: Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann

Inga (Egilsdóttir) is a recently widowed woman in Iceland who discovers that her late husband had been blackmailed by a corrupt workers’ co-operative into working as an informant. A likeable tale about guts, defiance and female empowerment (and disempowerment) with a lovely central performance.

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The County

27 Feb 20203 stars

GFF 2020: Grímur Hákonarson returns with a likeable story of female empowerment and defiance

Cheeringly, the stories of female empowerment keep on coming, as Rams director Grímur Hákonarson follows his acclaimed story of sheep-stashing with another study in righteous disobedience. This time, we follow a recent widow who's fighting the good…

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