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Year: 2018
Original Title: Kona fer í stríð
Length: 101 minutes
Genre: Action, Drama, Science fiction
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: May 03 2019

United States: October 12 2018


Ranking: 37 out of 15,206 movies (up 43)


5.7 by 3 users

8.3 by 5 media


Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir plays Halla, a fifty-year-old singing teacher who decides to declare war on the local aluminum industry because of the pollution it poses to her country. In order to stop it, he accepts to take all kinds of risks and thus protect the environment and the pristine Highlands of Iceland. The only problem that could change everything is the arrival of an expected letter that means the green light finally to the procedures for the adoption of a girl. The film is the second work of Benedikt Erlingsson, director of 'Horses and Men' and after his presentation at the 57th Critics' Week, he received the SACD award for his screenwriters Benedikt Erlingsson and Ólafur Egill Egilsson.


Cast Women at War



Trivia Women at War

The film was first screened in the Critic's Week of Cannes 2018, where it received the SACD Award for its screenplay. The director Benedikt Erlingsson and the actress Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir have already worked together in 'Hross í oss' in 2013. The actress Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir plays in this film two character: Halla and her twin sister Asa.