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Year: 2016

Original Title: Hjartasteinn

Country: Iceland

Length: 129 minutes

Genre: Drama


Distributor: Matchbox Films

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: November 17 2017

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Thor and Christian are two young boys who live in a remote fishing town in Iceland. There, both will live a turbulent and exciting love and friendship story in what will be the most difficult summer of their lives. While Thor tries to win the love of a girl from the village, Christian will begin to be attracted to his friend, which will result in both seeing their lives give a complete turn, self-discovering themselves, their sexuality and the step to the age adult Personal history based on the own experiences of its director Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson.


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Film based on the director's own personal experience during his youth in his hometown. The cast for the youth roles took part in a 8-month acting training prior the filming. Borgarfjörður Eystri in Eastern Iceland had not been a filming location for any other productions earlier.