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Cinema of the Faroe Islands

Norwegian Anneke von der Lippe as the Faroese Beinta Broberg in the 1997 Danish film Barbara

The cinema of the Faroe Islands does not have a long history.

The Faroe Islands has a small population, and due to the high initial cost of movie making, the islands' cinema history is modest. (On the other hand, writing and book publishing is very popular). The first director of the Faroe Islands was Katrin Ottarsdóttir. Her first film set in the Faroe Islands was Atlantic Rhapsody in 1989. However, the first feature films in Faroese language with full Faroese castings ("Rannvà" 1975, "Heystblómur" 1976 and "Pall Fángi" 1977) were made in the mid-seventies by Miguel Marín Hidalgo, a Spaniard who stayed for several years in the Faroe Islands.

Recently self-taught Johan Rimestad directed the self-financed feature Karrybollarnir, which takes place in Tórshavn.

In 2012 the first Faroese film prize was established, it is called 64th Berlin International Film Festival.

In 2014 grants for filmmaking were on the Faroese Government Budget (fíggjarlógin) for the first time. 22 applied for a grant, 9 of these received a grant, all together the grants were 485 000 DKK.[1]

This is a list of films concerning the Faroe Islands, either the director is Faroese or the film or parts of it is played in the Faroe Islands:

Contents

  • * 1
  • A 2
  • B 3
  • D 4
  • E 5
  • F 6
  • H 7
  • K 8
  • L 9
  • M 10
  • P 11
  • R 12
  • S 13
  • T 14
  • V 15
  • See also 16
  • References 17

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A

B

D

E

F

H

  • 1976 - Heystblómur A film by Miguel M. Hidalgo. A modern tale about the impossible love of a schoolgirl and her older teacher.

Cast: Poul Kjartan Bærentsen, Katrin M. Johansen, Finnur Johansen, Ása Lützhöft Dunn.

K

Cast: Hallur Hjalgrímsson, Hjálmar Dam, Nikolaj Falk, Turpin N. Djuurhus, Hanna Flóvinsdóttir.

L

  • 2014 - Ludo A film directed by Katrin Ottarsdóttir, 71 min. Cast: Lea Blaaberg, Hildigunn Eyðfinsdóttir, Hjálmar Dam, Bárður Persson, Gunnvá Zachariasen.[4]

M

  • 1995 - Trailer on Vimeo [4]

P

  • 1977 - Páll Fangi A film by Miguel M. Hidalgo about a popular Faroese character. Cast: Hans Jacob Hermansen, Kári Petersen, Sofía Sørensen, Jens John Osterø, Fraser Eysturoy,

Høgni Joensen, Benny Samuelsen.

R

  • 1975 - Rannvá film version of Dagmar Joensen-Næs novel, produced and directed by Miguel Marín Hidalgo. Cast: Finnur Johansen, Elin Mouritsen, Gudrid H. Nielsen, Jørleif Kúrberg, Róland Samuelsen,

Mortan A. Carlsen, Anna Maria Petersen, Hans Joensen, Fraser Eysturoy and more. Film trailer 1: on Youtube. Film trailer 2: on Youtube

S

T

V

  • 2013 - Sakaris Stórá, produced by Ingun í Skrivarastovu. Length: 19 min.[7] Cast: Armgarð Mortensen and Helena Heðinsdóttir.[8]

See also

References

  1. ^ Rana, Danjal av (2 July 2014). "Ferð setast á føroyskar filmar" (in Faroese). in.fo (Sosialurin). Retrieved 17 October 2015. 
  2. ^ Atlantic Rhapsody on Imdb.com
  3. ^ Bye Bye Blue Bird on Imdb.com
  4. ^ a b Ludo on Imdb.com
  5. ^ Summarnátt on Imdb.com
  6. ^ Aktuelt.fo, Filmur hjá Sakarisi Stórá vístur á filmsfestivali í Hollywood í kvøld
  7. ^ news.teddyaward.tv
  8. ^ Aktuelt.fo, Vetrarmorgun skal sýnast sjey ferðir í Berlin
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