Under the Tree (2017)
aka Undir trénu First screened in November 2017
Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson. Cast: Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson, Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Selma Björnsdóttir, Dóra Jóhannsdóttir, Bjartur Guðmundsson, Sigrídur Sigurpálsdóttir Scheving. Screenplay: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson and Huldar Breiðfjörð. Twitter Capsule:
Aims to show how petty disputes or single infractions can escalate gruesomely but tone, lensing, plot have problems.
Within Iceland, and not just in Iceland, the arc from tiny conflicts to major traumas might have particular resonance. But that's being generous.