Woman at War – SPECIAL SCREENING | LUX PRIZE

Date
Hour
Place
02/08
12:00
THE LUBELSKIE CINEMA


Kona fer í stríð
reż|dir Benedikt Erlingsson | IS, FR, UA | 2018 | 101 min
prod|pro Benedikt Erlingsson, Carine Leblanc, Marianne Slot scen|wr Benedikt Erlingsson, Ólafur Egill Egilsson zdj|ph Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson muz|mus Davíð Þór Jónsson mon|ed Davíð Alexander Corno ob|cast Halldóra Geirhardsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Juan Camillo Roman Estrada, Jörundur Ragnarsson, Haraldur Stefansson dys|dis M2Films

DESCRIPTION

Halla lives in a small town and is a conductor of a local choir. She is always smiling and full of positive energy. Nobody suspects her second life. Halla is also ‘Woman of the Mountains’ she appears and disappears like superhero and declares a one-woman-war on the local aluminium industry that poses a threat to the Icelandic environment. She wants to protect wild nature, the Icelandic Highlands she loves more than anything. But Halla has another dream too. An orphan unexpectedly enters her life and things complicates even more.

Special screening – European Parliament LUX Film Prize
www.luxprize.eu

LUX-FILM-PRIZE


AWARDS
2018 LUX Prize for Best European Film
2018 Cannes IFF – nominated for Critics' Week Grand Prize  
2018 Cannes IFF – SACD Screenwriting Award for Best Screenplay

DIRECTOR
Benedikt Erlingsson (1969) Icelandic actor, writer and director. He is one of the most successful stage directors of the last decade in Iceland. In 2013 he directed his first feature film, Of Horses and Men and this debut was awarded at San Sebastian FF with New Directors Award. Woman at War was honored with the prestigious European LUX Prize.

FILMOGRAPHY
2018 Kobieta idzie na wojnę|Kona fer í stríð|Woman at War
2015 The Show of Shows
2013 O koniach i ludziach|Hross í oss|Of Horses and Men

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Projekt i realizacja: Tomasz Żewłakow