Reviews
3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Jack & Diane (2012)
Drama | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Diane's feelings for Jack -- the girl she met over the summer -- begin to manifest themselves in terrifying ways when she learns that her friend will soon be moving away.

Director: Bradley Rust Gray
Stars: Riley Keough, Juno Temple, Kylie Minogue
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

On a summer break from college, a young epileptic woman struggles to balance her feelings for her fledgling boyfriend while her friend Al crashes with her for the season.

Director: Bradley Rust Gray
Stars: Zoe Kazan, Mark Rendall, Maryann Urbano
Lovesong (2016)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The relationship between two friends deepens during an impromptu road trip.

Director: So Yong Kim
Stars: Riley Keough, Jena Malone, Jessie Ok Gray
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A Korean immigrant falls in love with her best friend while navigating her way through the challenges of living in a new country.

Director: So Yong Kim
Stars: Taegu Andy Kang, Bokja Kim, Gina Kim
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Brynja Þóra Guðnadóttir ...
Hildur
Davíð Örn Halldórsson ...
Aggi
Melkorka Huldudóttir ...
Svava
Svava Bjørnsdóttir ...
Mother
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

21 November 2003 (Iceland)  »

Also Known As:

Salz  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Slow Moving and Beautiful like an Icelandic Glacier
21 June 2003 | by (Hollywood, USA) – See all my reviews

Salt is an interesting film with a small cast filmed in two towns in Iceland. At times the film really drags, but then gets back on track with some of the limited plot elements, or with shots of the Icelandic scenery. Basically, there are three characters, Hildur (the younger sister), Svava (the older sister), and Aggi, Svava's boyfriend. The film centers around Hildur and Aggi stranded after their car breaks down in a small town, and the complications that ensue. It's great to watch for a while, but then it really starts to drag.

I saw this at the IFP LA Film Festival on June 20, 2003. Bradley Rust Gray (the director), Yong Kim So (the producer), and Anne Misawa (the cinematographer) were there to answer questions. Gray revealed that much of the dialogue was improvised, and frequently one actor would be given lines, and the other would have to come up with their own reaction. Additionally, Misawa revealed that a 3-chip digital camera was generally used for scenes with more than one actor, and a cheap 1-chip camera was used for scenes with just one actor on screen, these were filmed by the actors, without the presence of Gray, So, or Misawa, and added into the film later. It all looks very good on the screen, though at times it seems like someone's home movies of their vacation in Iceland.

It's a good effort and is worth seeing if you're into this sort of movie. Brynja Thora Gudnadóttir as Hildur is especially good, considering that she's never acted in a film before. If the story had been a little stronger, this could have been a great film. (Note: This is not a Dogme 95 "Vows of Chastity" film, but natural lighting and hand-held cameras are very prevalent.)


9 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?