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by Einar Thór Gunnlaugsson


Emil is a nice guy, he is helpful to his friends and neighbors, happy to make a detour to pick up cookies or fix a smoke detector, but he is not so good at communicating with the most important people in his life. Today he is not expecting his son to show up, but is suddenly brought to face his family and his community after he finds himself stuck upon the small mountain. This will be a day to remember. A slice of life road movie set against the rugged landscape of Iceland. Inspired by the story of Abraham and Isaac.

international title: Small Mountain
original title: Heidin
country: Iceland, United Kingdom
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Einar Thór Gunnlaugsson
film run: 96'
release date: IS 12/03/2008
screenplay: Einar Thór Gunnlaugsson
cast: Jóhann Sigurðarson, Gísli Pétur Hinriksson, Gudrún Gísladóttir, Olafur S.K Thorvaldz, Isgerdur Elfa Gunnarsdottir
cinematography by: Sigurður Sverrir Pálsson
film editing: Einar Thór Gunnlaugsson
music: Danny Chang
producer: Einar Thór Gunnlaugsson
production: Passport Pictures
backing: The Icelandic Film Centre
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