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New Icelandic Horse Film at Spanish Festival

hross_i_oss_posterThe new Icelandic film Hross í oss (Of Horses and Men), directed by Benedikt Erlingsson, which is set to premiere in Iceland on August 28, will participate in the international film festival in San Sebastian in Spain in September.

Hross í oss was chosen to compete in the category New Directors category. The winning prize is EUR 50,000 (ISK 8 million, USD 66,000), reports.

The film features love and drama surrounding horses and men in the countryside. “Tales of fate from the countryside, seen through the eyes of a horse,” a press releases states.

Benedikt also wrote the screenplay. Producers Friðrik Þór Friðriksson and Christoph Thoke partly used crowd funding to finance the project.

Here you can watch the film’s trailer.

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