Woman at War
Benedikt Erlingsson, Iceland / France / Ukraine, 2018, 101'
The film is centered around Halla, a fifty-year-old independent woman that leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist, but this threatens a long-held hope of hers of becoming a mother.
This Icelandic eco-terroristic action comedy and a festival darling directed by the renowned film eccentric Benedict Erlingsson, won more than 20 awards soo far. Among the most notable awards are the screenwriting award at 2018 Cannes Film Festival, the award for best actress for Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir at Montréal Festival of New Cinema, and the award for best film at Hamburg Film Festival and Ljubljana International Film Festival.