HROSS I OSS / OF HORSES AND MEN

2013, Colour, Iceland, Focus on World Cinema

OF HORSES AND MEN

 

Production Team

Director : Benedikt Erlingsson

Screenwriter : Benedikt Erlingsson

Cinematographer : Bergsteinn Bjögüfsson

Editor : Daniel Alexander Corno

Cast : Ingvar Eggert Siggurdsson, Charlotte Bøving, Helgi Björnsson, Maria Ellingson, Juan Camillo Roman Estrada, Sigridur María Egilsdóttir

Music : David Thor Jonsson

Film production and Sales : Prod.: Fridrik Thor Fridriksson, Leihar Myndir (Islande) / Filmhuset Gruppen, Peder Claussøns gt. 2, Postboks 6812 St. Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo (Norvège). info@filmhuset.no


 

Synopsis

Kolbeinn loves Solveig and Solveig loves Kolbeinn but Kolbeinn is in love with his prized mare Grána and Grána is obsessed with the stallion Brúnn. Spring is coming and the whole community is following the story. This cannot end well. Vernhardur is in love with vodka and the horse Jarpur loves Vernhardur, his master. Aboard a Russian trawler is a mate by the name of Gengis who doesn’t have vodka but loves horses like Jarpur. This isn't going to end well. Grimur has a passion for ancient horse roads but Egill admires barbed wire fences. Grimur owns a horse and a pair of dogs and Egill owns a tractor. This cannot end well...

 

Director

Born in 1969, Icelandic filmmaker Benedikt Erlingsson is also an actor (he played in Lars Von Trier's THE BOSS OF IT ALL), a writer and one of Iceland's most successful stage directors. He has directed two short films, Thanks (2007) and The Nail (2008), which won a Special Mention at the Clermont-Ferrand Festival. OF HORSES AND MEN is his first feature.


 

Projections

Saturday August 23, 2014 - 11:20 AM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 10
Tuesday August 26, 2014 - 09:40 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 9
Sunday August 31, 2014 - 01:10 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 10


 

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