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Review: UNDER THE TREE, Where a Feud Begins

On the heels of Winter Brothers, a dramedy about alienation, brotherhood and "being loved and fucked" (read the review), comes yet another Icelandic dramedy, Under the Tree. Compared to the artist Hlynur Pálmason behind Winter Brothers, Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson has...

Venice 2017 Review: UNDER THE TREE, Reason Eclipsed in Dark Icelandic Social Satire

Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson third feature, a social satire Under the Tree, aptly embodies the present times when primal urges emerge coagulating the state of civilization into homo homini lupus-type of society when populism and other forms of extremism cast thick shadows over reason.

Exclusive Clip: BRAVE MEN'S BLOOD, Can't A Guy Even Take A Shower Anymore?

Icelandic crime flick Brave Men's Blood will open via various Video On Demand platforms next Tuesday, October 8, and we've got an exclusive clip to share. Here's the synopsis from when it debuted in its native land last year: In order to...

Crime Flick CITY STATE 2: BRAVE MEN'S BLOOD Gets A New Trailer

I can count on one hand the number of sequels Icelandic movies have gotten. In the 80s, a comedy series got two, and in the late 90s, an 80s comedy got one, and I think that's it. In the last few...

English Subtitled Theatrical Trailer For Olaf De Fleur's CITY STATE

Icelandic director Olaf De Fleur caused quite a stir back in October when word dropped that 3:10 To Yuma director James Mangold had signed on to direct a US remake of his action drama City State. It was a surprising...

James Mangold to direct CITY STATE remake?

It was premiered only last week but already Olaf De Fleur Johannesson's ultra low budget crime thriller City State has been picked up for its remake rights and it seems that none other than James Mangold has been attached to...

English friendly City State trailer

A fresh new trailer for the Icelandic crime drama City State has been released for the masses. Filmmaker Olaf De Fleur got together a stellar cast for this completely self financed film, including international star Jonathan Pryce and shot the...

More Scandinavian crime drama. City State from Iceland.

I've said it before and I'll say it again. Director Olafur Johannesson a.k.a Olaf De Fleur is the hardest working man in Icelandic filmmaking, aside from Baltasar Kormakur maybe. Last summer he shot two features, one fictional, Polite People which...