Under the Tree (2017)
aka Undir trénu
First screened in November 2017
Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson. Cast: Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson, Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Selma Björnsdóttir, Dóra Jóhannsdóttir, Bjartur Guðmundsson, Sigrídur Sigurpálsdóttir Scheving. Screenplay: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson and Huldar Breiðfjörð.

Twitter Capsule: Aims to show how petty disputes or single infractions can escalate gruesomely but tone, lensing, plot have problems.

VOR:   Within Iceland, and not just in Iceland, the arc from tiny conflicts to major traumas might have particular resonance. But that's being generous.



Photo © 2017 Netop Films/Profile Pictures/Madants/One Two Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C


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