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Heima (2007)

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In the summer of 2006, Sigur Rós returned home to play a series of free, unannounced concerts for the people of Iceland. This film documents their already legendary tour with intimate ... See full summary »

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In the summer of 2006, Sigur Rós returned home to play a series of free, unannounced concerts for the people of Iceland. This film documents their already legendary tour with intimate reflections from the band and a handful of new acoustic performances. Written by anonymous

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Heima. A tribute to the people and places that make up 'home.'

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Jon Thor Birgisson: I think Kjarri's grandmother, she went to the concert and thought it was really loud, and then heard it was on TV, too. Like, "It was on the TV! Let's go home! If it's on TV, let's go home and watch it on TV." Then it was the end of the last song and these crazy backdrops and stuff, like really intense. Then she thought something was wrong with her TV and shut it off. I think it's nice.
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Takk Sigur Ros...
30 October 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Having been lucky enough to be able to attend the Melbourne Premier of Heima, as well as privileged to see Sigur Ros perform live in the past, I expect Heima to be good, even great...

I didn't expect it to be a night of pure magic.

With the release of Heima, which is part documentary, part live DVD, Sigur Ros have cemented themselves as not influential musicians, but also as artists who have crossed over into the film genre with sublime results.

Heima traces the journey undertaken by Sigur Ros at the end of 2006, following their Takk world tour. As a way of giving something back to their country, as well as to the people of Iceland, they performed a set of free unannounced concerts.

Heima is a beautiful journey through both Iceland and Sigur Ros' return home.

Takk Sigur Ros.... Takk....


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