Best award winning movies with immensely talented directing from Iceland

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with immensely talented directing from Iceland! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with immensely talented directing from Iceland, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Heartstone (2016)

A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of Iceland takes back its rights, it's time to leave the playground and face adulthood.

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2016-12-28 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Baldur Einarsson, Blær Hinriksson

Rating

rating icon 7.161
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #129 for
    immensely talented
  2. Ranked #147 for
    cogent narrative
  3. Ranked #295 for
    Coming of Age

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2 Lamb (2021)

An Icelandic couple live with their herd of sheep on a beautiful but remote farm. When they discover a mysterious newborn on their land, they decide to keep it and raise it as their own. This unexpected development and the prospects of a new family brings them much joy before ultimately destroying them.

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2021-08-12 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Noomi Rapace, Hilmir Snær Guðnason

Rating

rating icon 6.484
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeous landscape
  2. Ranked #2 for
    undefinable subject
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bizarre

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3 A White, White Day (2019)

In a remote Icelandic town, an off duty police chief begins to suspect a local man to have had an affair with his wife, who has recently died in a car accident. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones. A story of grief, revenge and unconditional love.

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2019-07-25 | Drama

Cast

Ingvar E. Sigurðsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ably portrayed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    consoling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deceptively simple

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4 Last and First Men (2020)

As the end approaches inexorably, the last humans, living millions of years into the future, send a message to the humanity of the present that is both a plea for help and a warning, but also an epic tale of evolution, decline and hope.

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2020-02-25 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Tilda Swinton

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    monochromatic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hypnotic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    soothing voice

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Last and First Men trailer
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5 Everything in the End (2021)

Stranded in a small village during Earth's final days, a man seeks solace in the brief human connections he encounters.

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2021-03-05 | Drama

Cast

Hugo de Sousa, Bergdis Julia Johannsdottir

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    toned poem
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for meditation
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for rumination

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6 Noi the Albino (2003)

17 year old Nói drifts through life on a remote fjord in Iceland. In winter, the fjord is cut off from the outside world, surrounded by ominous mountains and buried under a shroud of snow. Nói dreams of escaping from this white-walled prison with Íris, a city girl who works in a local gas station. But his clumsy attempts at escape spiral out of control.

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2003-02-28 | Drama

Cast

Tómas Lemarquis, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson

Rating

rating icon 6.973
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #36 for
    cruel twist
  2. Ranked #90 for
    lugubrious
  3. Ranked #139 for
    wayward

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7 Jar City (2006)

A murder opens up a bleak trail of long buried secrets and small town corruption for a worn out police detective and his squad.

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2006-10-20 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Ingvar Sigurdsson, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #60 for
    murky
  2. Ranked #69 for
    cogent narrative
  3. Ranked #77 for
    neon-drenched

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8 The Good Heart (2009)

Jacques is the curmudgeonly owner of a gritty New York dive bar that serves as home to a motley assortment of professional drinkers. Jacques is determinedly drinking and smoking himself to death when he meets Lucas, a homeless young man who has already given up on life. Determined to keep his legacy alive, Jacques deems Lucas is a fitting heir and takes him under his wing.

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2009-09-11 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Brian Cox, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #156 for
    natural light
  2. Ranked #161 for
    definitely Oscar-deserving
  3. Ranked #168 for
    with MacGuffins

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The Good Heart trailer
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9 Against the Ice (2022)

In 1909, two explorers fight to survive after they're left behind while on a Danish expedition in ice-covered Greenland.

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2022-02-10 | Drama / Adventure

Cast

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Joe Cole

Rating

rating icon 6.775
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hostile
  2. Ranked #1 for
    glacial pace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unfriendly character

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10 PressPausePlay (2011)

The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent of people in an unprecedented way, unleashing unlimited creative opportunites. But does democratized culture mean better art, film, music and literature or is true talent instead flooded and drowned in the vast digital ocean of mass culture? Is it cultural democracy or mediocrity? This is the question addressed by PressPausePlay, a documentary film containing interviews with some of the world’s most influential creators of the digital era.

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2011-03-01 | Documentary / Music

Cast

Moby, Ólafur Arnalds

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #83 for
    Rockumentary
  2. Ranked #85 for
    capturing the zeitgeist
  3. Ranked #242 for
    catchy music

Trailer

PressPausePlay trailer
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