With great acting performances at the center, Tinna Hrafnsdóttir tells a moving story about a woman whose life is turned upside down
This is a solid directorial debut in the feature film format and adds Icelandic cinema a new talent who dares to go far in portraying the inside of a personal crisis.
Saga, a single mother, gets hit by a fierce epileptic attack that results in total memory loss. Afraid of being considered unable to take care of her son, Saga attempts to hide her condition from others. As she struggles to gather bits and pieces from her forgotten life, repressed memories from her childhood start to return, revealing the truth about her past.
Tinna Hrafnsdóttir (b. 1975) is an Icelandic director, actress, writer and producer both in theater and films. She studied litterature and writing in The University of Iceland, she’s an alumnus of Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavik University (MBA), TIFF (Canada) Filmmakers Lab and runs her own film production company, Freyja Filmwork. Tinna has written and directed two award winning short films Helga 2016 and Munda 2017. Quake is her first feature. Tinna is currently developing her first mini series, Home is where the heart is.
2017 Munda (Short)
2016 Helga (Short)
|Programme:||Films from the North Features|
|Run time:||1h 46m|
|Cast:||Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Aníta Briem, Jóhann Sigurdsson|