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Land og synir (1980)

An Icelandic farmer's son has to move from his farm during the depression. He leaves everything to start a new life elsewhere. Set in the crisis years, it describes tension between the farms and cities.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sigurður Sigurjónsson ... Einar
Jón Sigurbjörnsson Jón Sigurbjörnsson ... Tómas
Jónas Tryggvason Jónas Tryggvason ... Ólafur
Guðný Ragnarsdóttir Guðný Ragnarsdóttir ... Margrét
Sigríður Hafstað Sigríður Hafstað ... Móðir Margrétar
Þorvarður Helgason Þorvarður Helgason ... Örlygur
Haukur Þorsteinsson Haukur Þorsteinsson ... Mjólkurbílstjóri
Kristján Skarphéðinsson Kristján Skarphéðinsson ... Hreppstjóri
Magnús Ólafsson Magnús Ólafsson ... Kaupfélagsstjóri
Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir ... Hjúkrunarkona / Kvenfélagskona #3
Sigurveig Jónsdóttir Sigurveig Jónsdóttir ... Ráðskona
Hjálmar Júlíusson Hjálmar Júlíusson ... Gangnaforingi
Helgi Indirðason Helgi Indirðason ... Bóndi #1
Ingólfur Jónsson Ingólfur Jónsson ... Bóndi #2
Ingvi Baldvinsson Ingvi Baldvinsson ... Bóndi #3
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Storyline

An Icelandic farmer's son has to move from his home during the depression. He leaves his girlfriend, friends, dog and horse, to start a new life elsewhere. Set in the crisis years, it describes tension between the farms and cities. This is the story of Iceland in recent decades when the age-old farming community was changing into townships. This film is also about emotional characters who take on centuries of painful time, to survive in the community without too many words. The film is based on a novel Indriði G. Thorsteinsson. Written by icelandknight

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Country:

Iceland

Language:

Icelandic | Danish

Release Date:

25 January 1980 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

Land and Sons See more »

Filming Locations:

Iceland

Company Credits

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Isfilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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This movie is still notorious in Iceland for its depiction of the unsimulated shooting of a horse. See more »

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