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Of Horses and Men

Director: Benedikt Erlingsson

Writer: Benedikt Erlingsson

Cast: Ingvar Sigurdsson, 
Charlotte Bøving, Johann Pall Oddson, Kristbjörg Kjeld, Steinn Ármann Magnússon

Duration: 1h 21min

Language: Icelandic, Swedish, English, Spanish, Russian

Country: Iceland / Germany / Norway

Cert: 15

Year: 2013

Winner of the Best New Director award at the San Sebastián Film Festival and numerous accolades internationally, Benedikt Erlingsson’s critically acclaimed debut feature OF HORSES AND MEN is a darkly comedic, episodic tale of the lives of a remote Icelandic community and the deeply intertwined and highly emotive relationships with their horses. 


Unique, engaging and beautifully shot, OF HORSES AND MEN was the Official submission from Iceland for the 2014 Oscars and won in six categories at the 2014 Edda Awards (The Icelandic Film and Television Academy), including Director of the Year, Screenplay of the Year and Best Film.

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Best New Director
San Sebastián Film Festival 2013

“an incredible film" 
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

“inventive, offbeat and, at times, jaw-dropping" ★★★★ Empire

“hysterically funny" ★★★★ 
Little White Lies

"a heart-swelling and frostily beautiful debut" ★★★★ 
The Daily Telegraph
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