Woman at War

Friday, March 1 - Thursday, May 2, 2019

Halla is a 50-year-old independent woman secretly waging war on the local Icelandic aluminum industry. From petty vandalism to industrial sabotage, she begins planning her biggest operation, her adoption application is finally accepted, and a little girl is waiting for her in Ukraine. Preparing to abandon her role as savior of the Highlands to fulfill her dream of becoming a mother, she plots one last attack against the aluminum industry.

Official selection: Cannes Film Festival; Toronto Int’l Film Festival

  • Country Iceland/France/Ukraine
  • Language In English/Icelandic/Spanish/Ukrainian with English subtitles.
  • Running Time 101 minutes
  • Distributor Magnolia
  • Director Benedikt Erlingsson
  • Writer Olafur Egilsson, Benedikt Erlingsson
  • Editor David Alexander Corno
  • Cinematographer Bergsteinn Bjorgulfsson