Dreamland

Þorfinnur Guðnason, Andri Snær Magnason

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Original title Draumalandið
DIRECTOR Þorfinnur Guðnason, Andri Snær Magnason
PRODUCER Sigurður Gísli Pálmason
DOP Þorfinnur Guðnason, Guðmundur Bjartmarsson, Hjalti Stefánsson, Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson
SCRIPT Based on an idea by: Andri Snær Magnason
SOUND Kjartan Kjartansson, Björn Viktorsson
MUSIC Valgeir Sigurðsson
EDITOR Eva Lind Höskuldsdóttir
CO-PRODUCER Hanna Björk Valsdóttir, Hrönn Kristinsdóttir, Þórir S. Sigurjónsson, Hlín Jóhannesdóttir
RELEASE 2010
LENGTH 89
GENRE Documentary

Synopsis

Dreamland is a film about a nation standing at a crossroad. Leading up to Iceland's greatest economic crisis, its government started the largest megaproject in the country's history: To build the biggest dam in Europe. Under the mantra of economic growth, the dam was to provide Alcoa, a leading producer of aluminum, with cheap electricity for an aluminum smelter in the rugged east fjords of Iceland. Today, Iceland is left with a huge debt, facing an uncertain future.

Director

Andri Snær Magnason was born in Reykjavík on July 14, 1973. His family has lived in the Reykjavík suburb Árbær, where ge grew up, through four generations but his family roots are also in the North of Iceland. Andri studied Icelandic literature at the University of Iceland and finished his B.A. degree in 1997. His final paper on the poet Ísak Harðarson was published by the University in 1999. .......... Þorfinnur Guðnason is a documentary filmmaker of genuine talent being Iceland’s most established filmmaker in the field. He has made award winning documentaries with worldwide distribution (including National Geographic, TBS, ARTE, ZDF, NRK, TVP, Discovery Europe etc.) Þorfinnur graduated from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1987.

Honors

ViewFinders: International Film Festival for Youth, 2011 - Best Documentary/ Edda Awards, 2010 - Best Documentary of the Year. Nominations for Best Music of the Year and Sound of the Year, Best Director of the Year.
 

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