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Hross í oss (2013)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 11 March 2015 (USA)
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A country romance about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. Love and death become interlaced and with immense consequences. The fortunes of the people in the country through the horses' perception.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kolbeinn
Charlotte Bøving ...
Solveig
Johann Pall Oddson ...
Jon
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Hildur
Steinn Ármann Magnússon ...
Vernhardur
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Ása
Helgi Björnsson ...
Egill
Vilborg Halldórsdóttir ...
Thorgardur
Kash Erden Baater ...
Gengis
Juris Zablockis ...
Russian #1
Ikor Lezhenko ...
Russian #2
Atli Rafn Sigurðsson ...
Óli
Kjartan Ragnarsson ...
Grimur
Sigríður María Egilsdóttir ...
Jóhanna
Juan Camillo Roman Estrada ...
Juan Camillo
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Kolbeinn loves Solveig and Solveig loves Kolbeinn but Kolbeinn is in love with his prized possession and darling, the mare Grána and Grána is obsessed with the stallion Brúnn. Spring is coming and the whole community is following the story. This cannot end well. Vernhardur is in love with vodka and the horse Jarpur loves Vernhardur, his master. Aboard a Russian trawler is a mate by the name of Gengis who doesn't have vodka but loves horses like Jarpur. This not going to end well. Grimur has a passion for ancient horse roads but Egill admires barbed wire fences. Grimur owns a horse and a pair of pincers and Egill owns a tractor. This cannot end well. Johanna loves Raudka, her mare, but Raudka is in love with freedom. On the heath by an old summer cottage lies an injured old man. This could have a happy ending. Juan Camillo loves life and nature and is seeking God in the Icelandic highlands but the horse Old Piebald is tired and longs for rest. How will this end? Well, it all ends in ... Written by FSF

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Historias de Caballos y Hombres  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$49, 10 April 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$11,835, 17 April 2015
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The beast in man, and the man in the beast
13 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

Bengt Erlingsson's 'Of Horses and Men' tells the story of a remote Icelandic village where people don't say much, but, as a series of vignettes show, have fairly important relationships with their animals. The tone is droll and, although it takes a bit of getting used to, the individual tales are actually quite amusing, as is the overall conceit of the film. It's not exactly high art, but it's definitely warmer than the bleak landscapes that form the film's backdrop might suggest.


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