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Original title: Þrestir
German title: Sparrows
Iceland, Denmark, Croatia, 2015

Director: Rúnarsson, Rúnar
Production company: Nimbus Film Production
Co-producers: Nimbus Iceland
Age recommendation: 14 years and up
Length: 99 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Ari, 16, lives with his mother in Reykjavik. He's happy with his life. One day it turns out his mother has to go abroad to work. The boy is forced to leave the capital and move to his father's place in the remote Westfjords where he used to live as a child. It's not a change he enjoys. His relationship with his father isn't the best. To make things worse, Ari finds his boyhood friends changed. Maybe an attractive girl will change something for the better? In these unfavourable circumstances he will have to find his own path.

A story about the journey from childhood to adulthood, a father-son relationship, and love, shown in the breathtaking Westfjords.

Toronto IFF 2015, San Sebastian IFF 2015 (awarded), Chicago IFF 2015 (awarded),Warsaw 2015, Just Film Tallinn 2015, Sao Paulo 2015 (awarded), Kristiansand CFF 2016, Zlin 2016, Lucas Frankfurt 2016 (awarded), Schlingel CFF Chemnitz 2016, KinOdiseea Bucarest 2016

Study guide: German

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