Programme 2018

And Breathe Normally (Andið eðlilega)

Director: Ísold Uggadóttir

fiction

Section: International Competition

Country: Iceland, Sweden, Belgium | Year: 2018

Language(s): Icelandic, English, Creole | Time: 100 mins

Synopsis

At the edge of Iceland's Reykjanes peninsula, two women's lives will intersect - for a brief moment - while being trapped by unforeseen circumstances. Between a struggling single Icelandic mother, and a political asylum seeker from Africa, an intimate bond will form as both fight to get their lives back on track.

Director's Bio

Ísold Uggadóttir is a scriptwriter and director from Iceland. Uggadóttir holds a Master’s degree in Film Directing from Columbia University in New York, where she was awarded the Best Female Director. Her award-winning short films have screened at over 100 festivals, including Telluride, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

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