Volcano / Eldfjall
Rúnar Rúnarsson, Iceland, Denmark, 2011.
Directed by: Rúnar Rúnarsson
Script: Rúnar Rúnarsson
Producer: Thor Sigurjonsson, Skuli Malmquist, Egil Dennerline
Production company: Zik Zak Filmworks
Cinematography: Sophia Olsson
Editing: Jacob Schulsinger
Music: Kjartan Sveinsson
Cast: Theódór Júlíusson, Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir
Format: 35mm
Running time: 95'

When Hannes retires from his job as a janitor the big, empty time span that is the rest of his life begins. He is estranged from his family, has hardly any friends and the relationship to his wife has faded. Through drastic events, Hannes realises that he has to adjust his life in order to help someone he loves. Volcano is a love story of someone who has to deal with the choices of the past and the difficulties of the present in order to embrace the future.

Awards and Festivals
Festival Internacional de Cinema Jovem de Espinho 2012 - Castelo de Prata Ficção
Bradford International Film Festival 2012 - Best Film
Edda awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Lead Actor, Lead Actress
Starz Denver Film Festival 2012 - The Krzysztof Kieslowski Award for Best Feature
São Paulo International Film Festival 2012 - Best Actor
Valladolid International Film Festival 2012 - Best Feature Film
Montreal Festival du nouveau cinéma - The Louve d’Or, Quebec Film Critics Association Award for The Best Film
Chicago International Film Festival 2012 - The Silver Hugo Award
Reykjavik International Film Festival 2012 - FIPRESCI Award, The Church of Iceland Award
Transilvania International Film Festival - Best Director Award

Directors Biography
Rúnar Rúnarsson is a writer and director born in 1977 in Iceland. Graduated from the Danish Film School in 2009. Volcano is his first feature film.

Location and screening schedule:
TUŠKANAC CINEMA, Friday, October 19th at 10.30
EUROPA CINEMA, Friday, October 19th at 19.30
EUROPA CINEMA, Saturday, October 20th at 15.00
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