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Sigur Rós: Heima (2007)

In the summer of 2006, Sigur Rós returned home to play a series of free, unannounced concerts for the people of Iceland.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Amiina Amiina ... Herself
Hildur Arsaelsdottir Hildur Arsaelsdottir ... Herself (as Hildur Ársealsdóttir)
Jon Thor Birgisson ... Himself
Orri P. Dyrason ... Himself
Georg Holm ... Himself
María Huldmarkan María Huldmarkan ... Herself
Sólrún Sumarliðadóttir Sólrún Sumarliðadóttir ... Herself
Kjartan Sveinsson Kjartan Sveinsson ... Himself
Edda Rún Ólafsdóttir Edda Rún Ólafsdóttir ... Herself
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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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Documentary | Music

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Iceland

Language:

English | Icelandic

Release Date:

5 October 2007 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Iceland

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1 surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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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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Iceland and Sigur Ros
30 September 2007 | by brightoutsideSee all my reviews

Astonishing landscapes, amazing filming, music of beauty.. I was deeply touched by this movie.. Sigur Ros is a band so special and really talented. Seeing the landscapes of Iceland one can understand how the weather, the scenery, the people, affect their music and the way they write these songs. I think this movie is a must for all fans, as well as for people who don't know Sigur Ros yet. The general idea is that after a long series of tours and international activity, they wanted to get back in Iceland to perform a series of live performances for their own people. The places they chose to play live are unbelievable each one affecting their set and the way they sound. A 10 for me!


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