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A Film by Anna Karín Lárusdóttir

Synopsis

Lísa is fifteen years old and quite different from other girls her age. She has isolated herself and has a big secret about herself. When her childhood friend Bryndís starts reaching out to her, the two reunite, leading Lísa to discover more secrets about her body and medical history.

Director

  • Picture of Anna Karín Lárusdóttir © Anna Karín Lárusdóttir

    Anna Karín Lárusdóttir

    Anna Karín is a twenty five year old filmmaker based in Reykjavík, Iceland. She graduated from the Icelandic Film School from directing and producing department earlier this year. Her graduation film ‘Milli tungls og jarðar’ (English title; Between Earth and the Moon), won the best picture from the semester. She has directed four short films and produced about eight. She is quite new to the film industry but her decision to go to film school two years ago was very spontaneous. Now she works at RÚV, the national television broadcasting station were she is filming, editing, producing and directing material for the younger generation.

Awards + Festivals

  • *WINNER: SHORTFISH - AWARD FOR THE BEST FILM IN COMPETITION*
    STOCKFISH FILM FESTIVAL (The Shortfish, Premiered, Reykjavik, Iceland) March 8, 2019
  • 12th NORTHERN WAVE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, At Rif, Snæfellsnes, Iceland) October 27, 2019
  • 3rd MUESTRA DE CINEMA EL TUMBAO (Official Selection, Alicante, Spain)December 12, 2019
  • 14th IFEMA IMAGENES INTERNATIONAL FEMALE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Malmö, Sweden)February 12, 2020
  • 5th INDIE LINCS - INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lincoln, UK)February 13, 2020
  • 27th MARDI GRAS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sydney, Australia)February 13, 2020
  • 17th ZINEGOAK - INTERNATIONAL LGTB FILM AND PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bilbao, Spain)February 24, 2020
  • BRISBANE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL 2020 (Official Selection, Brisbane, Australia)March 5, 2020
  • 18th INTERNATIONAL FILMMOR WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Istanbul, Turkey)March 16, 2020
  • FEMCINE10 FILM FESTIVAL (Int. Short Film Competition, Santiago de Chile, Chile)March 17, 2020
  • 37th BUFF - MALMÖ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Malmö, Scandinavia)March 21, 2020
  • 8th SEASON FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Helsinki, Finland)March 26, 2020
  • 4th VISIONÄR FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)April 1, 2020
  • 4th OUT & LOUD - PUNE INT'L QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)April 10, 2020
  • 49th SEHSÜCHTE - INT'L STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany)April 22, 2020
  • 21st FILMOUT SAN DIEGO LGBT+ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, San Diego, CA, USA)April 30, 2020
  • 12th CORTI A PONTE (Official Selection, Venice, Italy)May 4, 2020
  • 7th FIRENZE FILMVCORTI FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Firenze, Tuscany, Italy)May 4, 2020
  • 11th HILL COUNTRY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Fredericksburg, Texas, USA)May 7, 2020
  • 14th VOX FEMINAE FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Zagreb, Croatia)May 11, 2020
  • 15th DAVIS FEMINIST FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Davis, CA, USA)May 29, 2020
  • OUTSTREAM FILM FEST 2020 (Official Selection, Online, USA)June 1, 2020
  • 25th FIRE!! - BARCELONA LBGT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Barcelona, Spain)June 4, 2020
  • 8th GOLDEN GER INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)June 4, 2020
  • 9th BREAKTHROUGHS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Toronto, Canada)June 11, 2020
  • 14th SORSICORTI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Palermo, PA, Italy)June 11, 2020
  • 11th KASHISH MUMBAI INT'L QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mumbai, India)July 22, 2020
  • 11th KASHISH MUMBAI INT'L QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India)September 22, 2020

Crew

Director
Anna Karín Lárusdóttir
Screenplay
Anna Karín Lárusdóttir
Producer
Anna Karín Lárusdóttir
Director of Photography
Óttar Ingi Þorbergsson
Art Direction
Anna Karín Lárusdóttir
Costume Design
Anna Karín Lárusdóttir
Sound
Jared Guðni Gerharðsson
Editor
Anna Karín Lárusdóttir
Sound Design
Anna Karín Lárusdóttir
Music
K.óla

Cast

Lísa
Hafrún Arna Johannes- dóttir
Bryndís
Birta Mubaraka

Details

Running Time
15:57 min
Shooting Format
Digital 4K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2.35
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

The Icelandic Film School
Grensásvegur 1
108 Reykjavík, Iceland

ifs@icelandicfilmschool.is


PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

Anna Karín Lárusdóttir

+354 898 5899
annakarin@kvikmyndaskoli.is
https://www.instagram.com/annakarinlarus
https://www.facebook.com/annakarinlarus