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Woman at War

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IS/FR/UA, 2018, 101mins, Cert.12A

Film description

The new feature from director Benedikt Erlingsson’s (Of Horses and Men) addresses the topic of environmentalism in a typically humorous, quirky and intelligent way. 

Alongside her placid job as a choir conductor, Hala (Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir) is a passionate environmental activist. After her successful campaign against the local aluminium industry, she is about to commence her biggest operation yet, that is until some unexpected news arrives – her adoption application is finally approved. 

Magnificent Icelandic landscapes, plot twists, Geirharðsdóttir’s splendid performance and a brilliant score – Erlingsson combines all this and more to tell a compelling story that explores matters of pressing concern. 


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