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Woman at War (2018)

Kona fer í stríð (original title)
Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 22 May 2018 (Iceland)
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Halla becomes a determined environmental activist, but this threatens a long-held hope of hers.

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Benedikt Erlingsson, Ólafur Egilsson (as Ólafur Egill Egilsson)
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Credited cast:
Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir ... Halla / Ása
Jóhann Sigurðarson Jóhann Sigurðarson ... Sveinbjörn
Juan Camilo Román Estrada Juan Camilo Román Estrada ... Juan Camillo (as Juan Camillo Roman Estrada)
Jörundur Ragnarsson ... Baldvin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sólveig Arnarsdóttir Sólveig Arnarsdóttir ... Mother of Sirrý
Gunnar Bersi Björnsson ... President's Bodyguard
Helga Braga Jónsdóttir Helga Braga Jónsdóttir ... Prison guard
Charlotte Bøving Charlotte Bøving ... Woman at adoption agency
Iryna Danyleiko Iryna Danyleiko ... Ukrainian choir singer
Vala Kristin Eiriksdottir ... Stefania
Magnús Trygvason Eliassen Magnús Trygvason Eliassen ... Drummer
Saga Garðarsdóttir ... Police officer 1
Jón Gnarr ... President of the Republic of Iceland
Galyna Goncharenko Galyna Goncharenko ... Ukrainian choir singer
Omar Gudjonsson Omar Gudjonsson ... Sousaphone player
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Halla, a woman in her forties, declares war on the local aluminum industry to prevent it from disfiguring her country. She risks all she has to protect the highlands of Iceland-but the situation could change with the unexpected arrival of a small orphan in her life. Written by Hugo Van Herpe

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Halla is a choir teacher. She's also a saboteur.


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Iceland's submission to the Foreign Language Film Award of the 91st Academy Awards (2019). See more »

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Quotes

Baldvin: This is not a joke. Some American has taken over the investigation and Israelis too. They're analyzing the paper. Why did you use an old typewriter? It can be traced.
Halla: Stop. No one will trace it.
Baldvin: Why didn't you let me read it before?
Halla: I just had to get it out, the timing was crucial. And then the girl came...
Baldvin: [interrupts] But there are weak points they will tear apart.
Halla: Like what?
Baldvin: The laws about laws... You're opening up a very dangerous angle, they will totally deform it.
Halla: People will understand. I've ...
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6 January 2019 | by benyooSee all my reviews

Compelling movie, doesn´t leave you off the hook a minute, fantastic story, striking performance.


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Iceland | France | Ukraine

Release Date:

22 May 2018 (Iceland) See more »

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Budget:

EUR2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,370, 3 March 2019

Gross USA:

$847,495

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,474,828
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