Life in A Fishbowl

Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson

Islandija, Suomija, Sweden, Czech Republic, 2014, drama, 130 min., icelandic with english and lithuanian subtitles, N-18

A hit at the domestic box office, Icelandic director Baldvin Zophoníasson's intriguing, multiple-narrative drama follows three people — a struggling single mother, a former athlete trying to scale the corporate ladder, and a once-acclaimed author turned full-time drunk — whose lives intersect in surprising ways.

About the director:

Baldvin Zophoníasson  was born in Iceland and studied filmmaking in Denmark. He directed the documentary short „Fáou Já“ (2013), and wrote and directed the short film „Hotel Earth“ (2009), and the feature fiction „Jitters“ (2010). 

Section: Main programme

Screenplay: Birgir Örn Steinarsson, Baldvin Zophoníasson

Dir. of Photography: Jóhann Máni Jóhannsson

Cast: Hera Hilmar, Thor Kristjansson, Ingvar Pórdarson