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Grímur Hákonarson

Grímur Hákonarson was born in 1977 in Iceland. He is a director and writer, known for Rams (2015), Wrestling (2007) and A Pure Heart (2012). See full bio »


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Rams Director
Wrestling Director
A Pure Heart Director
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 2019 The County
 2018 Little Moscow (Documentary)
 2015 Rams
 2014 The Laxá Farmers (Documentary)
 2012 A Pure Heart (Documentary)
 2010 Summerland
 2010 Boys on Film 4: Protect Me from What I Want (Video) (segment "Wrestling")
 2007 Wrestling (Short)
 2004 Slavek the Shit (Short)
 2002 Varði Goes Europe (Documentary)
 1998 Oiko Logos (Short)
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[on the cinematography of Rams (2015)] [We used an] Arri Alexa ]digital camera] with anamorphic lenses. I like the softness of the Alexa and the skin tones. We basically wanted "Rams" to look like it was shot on film. We would have shot it on 35mm if we had the money. The organic, soft film-look would had been perfect for the story and the surroundings in the isolated Icelandic farming valley. We... See more »


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