Hlynur PálmasonElliott Crosset Hove, Simon Sears, Victoria Carmen Sonne
Denmark / Iceland / 2017 / 93 minutes / DCP / Color
Emil and his brother Johan work in a remote limestone mine. To get through his hardscrabble life, Emil sells moonshine to his workmates and repeatedly watches an instructional video on how to shoot a rifle until, vying for the affections of the same woman, the brothers come into direct conflict. Shot in an eerie, near-apocalyptic industrial landscape, with a ferociously stylized aesthetic, Pálmason’s directorial debut is a weird yet compelling and humorous film about love and isolation. Locarno International Film Festival Best Actor Award.