The Last Autumn
aka Síðasta haustið
First screened in September 2019
Director: Yrsa Roca Fanberg. Documentary about an elderly couple of ranchers and farmers forced to shutter their rural Icelandic farm after a lifetime of working on it.

Twitter Capsule: Vérité observations of this suddenly archaic world are very moving, then taken in unexpected stylistic directions.

VOR:   Slow, observational, "direct" documentary is hardly knew; to see that approach blended so successfully with vital experiments in sound, montage is rarer.

Photo © 2019 Akkeri Films/Biti Aptan Bæði

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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