Locarno 2019 Review: ECHO, Poetically Realist Kaleidoscope of Life in Iceland
The Icelandic writer-director Rúnar Rúnarsson combines gentle and raw in a collective portrait.
Warsaw 2015 Interview: SPARROWS Director Rúnar Rúnnarson On Finding God In The Sins of Men
Since its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, Rúnar Rúnarsson's sophomore feature Sparrows (read Jason Gorber's review) has been on a successful streak, netting the top prize at the San Sebastian film festival, Silver Hugo at the...
Reykjavik 2015 Review: SPARROWS Soars
Coming-of-age movies, like most easy-to-pigeonhole narrative genres, are tough things to get right. The structure is fraught with danger in the form of maudlin stereotypes that make the whole thing feel trite - the child-into-a-man tale that may be...