- Iceland / UK
- 1h 22min
- Directed by: Graeme Maley
- Cast: Þrúður Vilhjálmsdóttir, Isabelle Joss, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Iain Robertson, Freyja Björk Guðmundsdóttir
Sólveig (Vilhjálmsdóttir) lives by herself in an isolated house in Iceland; then her solitude is interrupted by Molly (Joss), on the run from her abusive partner. Writer-director Maley tells a focused story and builds a tremendous sense of mystery and foreboding. A grim but compelling debut.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
Pale Star22 Jun 2016
EIFF 2016: Graeme Maley storms onto the cinematic scene with an intense, Iceland-set thriller
If the visual and emotional rawness of this Icelandic / Scottish co-production calls to mind the best output of the resolutely no-frills Dogme 95 movement, its charged creepiness shares more with the pared-back horror films currently voguish in America…
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