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by Rúnar Rúnarsson


The films follows Ari, 16, who has been living with his mother in Reykjavik and is suddenly sent back to the remote Westfjords to live with his father Gunnar. Here he has to navigate a difficult relationship with his father, and he finds his childhood friends changed. In these hopeless and declining surroundings, Ari has to step up and find his way.

international title: Sparrows
original title: Sparrows
country: Iceland, Denmark, Croatia
sales agent: Versatile
year: 2015
genre: fiction
directed by: Rúnar Rúnarsson
film run: 99'
release date: FR 13/07/2016, DE 24/11/2016
screenplay: Rúnar Rúnarsson
cast: Rade Šerbedžija, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Atli Oskar Fjalarsson, Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir
cinematography by: Sophia Olsson
film editing: Jacob Secher Schulsinger
costumes designer: Helga Rós Hannam
music: Kjartan Sveinsson
producer: Rúnar Rúnarsson, Mikkel Jersin
production: Nimbus Film, Nimbus Iceland, MP Films, Pegasus Pictures, Halibut
distributor: Surtsey Films, ASC Distribution, Peripher Filmverleih

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