Woman at War
aka Kona fer í stríð
First screened in March 2019
Director: Benedikt Erlingsson. Cast: Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jˇhann Sigurðarson, Jôrundur Ragnarsson, Juan Camillo Roman Estrada, Magnús Trygvason Eliassen, Omar Gudjonsson, David Thor Jonsson, Iryna Danyleiko, Galyna Goncharenko, Susanna Kurpenko, Margaryta Hilska. Screenplay: Ölafur Egilsson.

Twitter Capsule: Funny, consistently surprising allegory of the urgency and the futility of civic protest. Roy Andersson on Ice(land).

VOR:   A unique species of "political" film: droll in conception and tone but attuned to so much that's really, scarily wrong. Inventive in many respects.



Photo © 2018 Slot Machine/Gulldrengurinn/Vintage Pictures/
Kôggull Filmworks, © 2019 Magnolia Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–


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