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Land og synir (1980)

An Icelandic farmer's son has to move from his farm during the depression. He leaves everything to start a new life elsewhere. Set in the crisis years, it describes tension between the farms and cities.
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Einar
Jón Sigurbjörnsson ...
Tómas
Jónas Tryggvason ...
Ólafur
Guðný Ragnarsdóttir ...
Margrét
Sigríður Hafstað ...
Móðir Margrétar
Þorvarður Helgason ...
Örlygur
Haukur Þorsteinsson ...
Mjólkurbílstjóri
Kristján Skarphéðinsson ...
Hreppstjóri
Magnús Ólafsson ...
Kaupfélagsstjóri
Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir ...
Hjúkrunarkona / Kvenfélagskona #3
Sigurveig Jónsdóttir ...
Ráðskona
Hjálmar Júlíusson ...
Gangnaforingi
Helgi Indirðason ...
Bóndi #1
Ingólfur Jónsson ...
Bóndi #2
Ingvi Baldvinsson ...
Bóndi #3
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An Icelandic farmer's son has to move from his home during the depression. He leaves his girlfriend, friends, dog and horse, to start a new life elsewhere. Set in the crisis years, it describes tension between the farms and cities. This is the story of Iceland in recent decades when the age-old farming community was changing into townships. This film is also about emotional characters who take on centuries of painful time, to survive in the community without too many words. The film is based on a novel Indriði G. Thorsteinsson. Written by icelandknight

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