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Grímur Hákonarson

Grímur Hákonarson was born in 1977 in Iceland. He is a director and writer, known for Hrútar (2015), Bræðrabylta (2007) and Hreint hjarta (2012). See full bio »


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Hrútar Director
Bræðrabylta Director
Hreint hjarta
Hreint hjarta Director
Slavek the Shit
Slavek the Shit Director


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 2015 Hrútar
 2012 Hreint hjarta (Documentary)
 2010 Sumarlandið
 2010 Boys on Film 4: Protect Me from What I Want (Video) (segment "Wrestling")
 2007 Bræðrabylta (Short)
 2004 Slavek the Shit (Short)
 2002 Varði Goes Europe (Documentary)
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[on the cinematography of Hrútar (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 ... See more »


Graduated from the Prague film school FAMU in June 2004. See more »

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