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Woman at War
Director
Benedikt Erlingsson
Country
France, Iceland, Ukraine
Year
2018
Genre
Fiction
Scriptwriters
Benedikt Erlingsson, Ólafur Egill Egilsson
Cast
Halldóra Geirhardsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Juan Camillo Roman Estrada, Jörundur Ragnarsson, Haraldur Stefansson
Production
Slot Machine, Gulldrengurinn, Vintage Pictures, Köggull, Solar Media Entertainment

Storyline

Halla declares a one-woman-war on the local aluminium industry. She is prepared to risk everything to protect the pristine Icelandic Highlands she loves… Until an orphan unexpectedly enters her life.

Festivals & Academy awards and others

Festival de Cannes 2018
Critics’ Week
SACD Award
Manaki Brothers International Cinematographer's Film Festival 2018
New European Cinema
Valladolid International Film Festival (Seminci) 2018
Official Selection
Best Actress Award (Halldóra Geirhardsdottir)
Seville European Film Festival 2018
EFA Selection
Grand Audience Award

Lux Film Prize of European Parliament 2018
Official Selection
Official Competition
European Film Awards (EFA) 2018
Feature Film Selection
European Actress Nomination (Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir as Halla / Ása)
Nordic Council Film Prize 2018
Nordic Council Film Prize