Woman at War (12a)

Director Benedikt Erlingsson. Adventure/Comedy/Drama

This intelligent feel-good film tackles urgent global issues with wry humour and a playful, genre-bending wit. Independent, feisty 40-something Halla is not just the life and soul of the local choir but also leads a double life as an undercover environmental activist. As "The Woman of the Mountain," Halla secretly wages a one-woman-war of industrial sabotage to protect the pristine beauty of Iceland’s highlands. Erlingsson’s follow-up to the eccentric comedy Of Horses and Men is a hugely enjoyable call to arms that delivers laughs hand-in-hand with an urgent environmental and human message.

Overview

Starring Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Juan Camillo Roman Estrada
Duration 100 mins

Flicks Advisor (comments from our film promoters)

The unexpected made this a unique film, full of twists and all in the amazing landscape of Iceland. We had many thanks for showing such an unusual film.

Audience loved this surprising, beautifully made and witty film. Very topical in terms of climate change. Subtitles were not at all a barrier. 'What a quirky, interesting, brilliant film!' Only negative comment was that it should have had a different title to do it justice.

Most popular film of the season

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