THE GRANDAD

Gudjón has led a safe life. Suddenly faced with retirement and growing older, he is forced to take a good, hard look at his marriage. A dramatic but often lighthearted story about life at a crossroads and the meaning of it all.

About the film

  • Type: Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date: September 25, 2014, Sambíó
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Length: 90 min.
  • Language: Icelandic

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Festivals

  • Love & Anarchy – Helsinki International Film Festival, 2016
  • Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards, 2015 – Award: Nominated for Leading Actor of the year (Sigurður Sigurjónsson).
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival, 2015
  • Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, 2015
  • Tiburon International Film Festival, 2015 – Award: Best Comedy.
  • European Union Film Festival, Singapúr, 2015
  • Espoo Ciné International Film Festival, 2015
  • Northern Lights, Búlgaríu, 2015
  • Comedy Cluj International Film Festival, 2015
  • New Scandinavian Cinema Showcase, Portland, 2015
  • Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival, 2015
  • Íslensk kvikmyndahátíð, Nuuk, Grænlandi, 2015

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“YOU WOULD HAVE TO BE A DEAD MAN NOT TO LAUGH AT THE GRANDAD”
SA TMM
“A WONDERFUL SHOW THAT WILL CERTAINLY TICKLE THE AUDIENCE FOR A LONG TIME”
IT MBL, ICELAND
“GOOD RECIPE FOR A GREAT NIGHT”
KHH FRETTATIMINN, ICELAND

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