New Perspectives / UK premiere

Either Way (Á annan veg)

  • Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson /
  • Iceland /
  • 2011 /
  • 84 mins

Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Hilmar Guðjónsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann,Valgerður Rúnarsdóttir, Runólfur Ingólfsson / Fiction / Icelandic

Alfred (Hilmar Guðjónsson) and Finnbogi (Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson) work together painting the dividing lines on Icelandic public roads, in a sparse and uninhabited landscape. Having only each other for company – being visited sporadically by a jovial trucker plying them with drink - the two men’s personal differences are the source of equal parts laughter and frustration. Writer/ Director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson has created a carefully paced comedy of opposites – between stillness and slapstick, activity and inertia and silence broken by thumping electro.

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