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Heartless

Science-fiction Iceland 2021 OVeS
By: Haukur Björgvinsson
Sun, 16 October 2022, 12:00 PM

A short film about a dystopia in which the state infiltrates into the most intimate areas of people's lives.

Young couple Anna and Gunnar are deeply in love but they live in a society where people are assigned a new spouse by lottery every seven years. As their final day together approaches, they grapple with the nightmare of being torn apart and facing life with another partner.

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Film Info

Info

Title
Heartless
Genre
Science-fiction Short Film
Release Date
17.09.2021
Country
  • Iceland
Length
15 Minutes
Spoken Language
  • Icelandic
Subtitles
  • English
Color Format
  • Color
Formats
  • Stereo

Crew

Director
Haukur Björgvinsson
Haukur Björgvinsson is an Icelandic film director and screenwriter, based in Reykjavík. He works in film, TV, commercials and music videos. He is currently writing a scripted series and has two … More

Screenwriter
Haukur Björgvinsson
Producer
Tinna Proppé

Distribution

Producer
ReykjavÍk Rocket
Sagafilm

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