In the late 19th century, a young Danish priest travels to a remote part of Iceland to build a church and photograph its people. But the deeper he goes into the unforgiving landscape, the more he strays from his purpose, the mission and morality.

Around the World in 14 Films 2022


+++ Berlin Premiere +++

OT: Vanskabte Land
Director: Hlynur Pálmason
Screenplay: Hlynur Pálmason
Country: Denmark, Iceland, France, Sweden 2022
Production: Snowglobe, Join Motion Pictures, Maneki Films, Garagefilm, Film i Väst
Cast: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Vic Carmen Sonne, Jacob Lohmann, Elliott Crosset Hove
Length: 143 min.
Language: Danish, Icelandic OV / English subtitles
Distribution Germany: /
Festivals: Cannes, Sydney, Cluj, Telluride, Toronto, Helsinki, London, Haifa, Viennale etc.
Awards: London, San Sebastián Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Prize

European Film Awards 2022: Nomination “European Actor”, Elliott Crosset Hove