THE COUNTY

THE COUNTY

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Directed by Grímur Hákonarson
Iceland, Denmark, Germany, France | 2019 | comedy drama Icelandic

Inga runs a deeply indebted dairy farm in a remote valley in Iceland. After a tragic loss, she decides to rise up against the corrupt establishment exploiting her and the local community, and finally live life on her own terms.

New film from the director and producers of RAMS

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Director: Grímur Hákonarson
Cast: Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir (Sparrows), Sigurður Sigurjónsson (Rams)
Producer: Netop Films

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    Grímur Hákonarson
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Grímur Hákonarson
Iceland

The Icelandic director Grímur Hákonarson, born in 1977, graduated from FAMU – Film Academy of Performing Arts in Prague in 2004. His graduate film, Slavek The Shit, was the first film that got international attention. It was selected to the Cinefoundation section of Cannes Film Festival 2005 and won 12 festival prizes, including the “Silver Hugo” in Chicago International Film Festival. His next short film, WRESTLING, premiered in Locarno Film Festival 2007 is one of the most successful short films from Iceland. It won 25 festival prizes around the world.

FILMOGRAPHY
2015 Rams, feature
2013 Hvellur, documentary
2012 Pure Heart, documentary
2010 Summerland, feature
2007 Wrestling, short
2005 Slavek the Shit, short
2004 Last Words of Hreggvidur, short
2002 Vardi Goes Europe, documentary
2001 Vardi Goes on Tour, documentary