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Scandinavian/Nordic Language Feature Films in Leavey Library (DVDs): IcelandicTitles

Icelandic

Ég man Þig = I Remember You
"An elderly woman hangs herself in a church. A grieving father searches for the truth about what happened to his missing son. And a trio of young city dwellers unleash a sinister force when they begin renovating a cursed home on a remote island. They don't know it yet, but each of these strangers is connected by a disturbing, decades-old secret, a mystery that holds the key to a series of terrifying supernatural events."

Hjarttasteinn = Heartstone
"In a remote fishing village in Iceland, teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer, as one tries to win the heart of a girl, while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of Iceland takes back its rights, it's time to leave the playground and face adulthood."

Órói
"An unexpected first kiss causes Gabriel to feel the electrifying 'jitters' of love and lust with the free-spirited Marcus; a perfect way to end a summer studying abroad. Realizing he is gay, Gabriel returns home and is immediately scrutinized by his family and friends who notice he's different. But as the school year launches with Gabriel distracted with parties and his friends' own dramas, Marcus returns, reigniting the hot, thrilling emotions of one's first crush."

Mávahlátur = The Seagulls Laughter
"It is 1953, and Freya, who had gone to America as an officer's bride, has returned home to begin a new life. She moves into a small house of distant relatives in a quite fishing village in Iceland. But unlike the drab, plump girl who went abroad, Freya, now in her twenties, is a beautiful woman. She is somewhat of a mystery woman of the household, especially to the men of the community. But soon strange things begin to happen in their community. Is Freya a murderess or a godess?"

Of Horses and Men
"Against a breathtaking seaside landscape, a cast of hot-blooded characters struggle to connect with nature and each other. Among them, a pair of wistful human lovers are thwarted by equine libidos, sparking their tentative courtship into action. The lines between species blur seamlessly throughout these memorable tales, reflecting love, death, and the quirks of human and beast alike."

Rams
"In a secluded valley in Iceland, Gummi and Kiddi live side by side, tending to their sheep. Their ancestral sheep-stock is considered one of the country's best and the two brothers are repeatedly awarded for their prized rams who carry an ancient lineage. Although they share the land and a way of life, Gummi and Kiddi have not spoken to each other in four decades. When a lethal disease suddenly infects Kiddi's sheep, the entire valley comes under threat."

Rift
"When Gunnar receives a distraught phone call from his ex-boyfriend, Einar, he drives to the secluded cabin where Einar is and discovers a menacing presence lurking."

White Night Wedding = Brúðguminn
"In 24 hours, forty-something professor Jon will be getting married to a student half his age. But before he can make it to the ceremony, he'll have to deal with a massive debt to his mother-in-law to be, his extremely drunk best man, the logistics of a remote Icelandic island, an increasingly hostile reverend, and the guilt-ridden memory of his emotionally unstable first wife."