Svanurinn | The Swan

Runtime: 1 hour 31 mins
Director:   Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir (Hjörleifsdótirr)

Icelandic with English Subtitles

A wayward nine-year-old girl is sent to the countryside to work and mature, but finds herself instead deeply entangled in a drama she can hardly grasp.

AWARDS

Cairo International Film Festival

  • Winner – Cinema of Tomorrow Award. Shadi Abdel Salam Award for Best Film

DIRECTOR – Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir

Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir is a director and writer, known for Svanurinn (2017), Ástarsaga(2012) and This Is the Girl (2011).