Keswick Film Festival

Friday 23rd February 5:00 PM - Theatre By The Lake

Heartstone
(Hjartasteinn)

Director: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson Country: Iceland/Denmark
Cert: TBC Year: 2016 Length: 129 minsLanguage: Icelandic
2018 Festival
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A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of Iceland takes back its rights, it's time to leave the playground and face adulthood.

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In all such tales of the growing self-awareness of youth, the quality of the playing from the young cast is crucial, and Guðmundsson has drawn hugely sensitive performances from his two leads. The landscapes that surround them may be monumental and memorable, but the sincerity and naturalness of these two performances is almost microscopically exact.
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