Under the Tree (Undir trénu)

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Under the Tree (Undir trénu)

Tuesday 9th October 2018 - 8:00 pm - 9:50 pm, Palmer Building

The film centres on a man who is accused of adultery and forced to move in with his parents. While he fights for custody of his young daughter, he is sucked into a dispute between his parents and their neighbours over an old and beautiful tree casting a large shadow over their front lawn. What starts as a typical spat between suburban neighbours unexpectedly and violently reaches a boiling point, soon spiralling out of control in this brilliant dark comedy.

Iceland-France 2017 – Icelandic with subtitles – Directed by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson with Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Sigurður Sigurjónsson – 89 min           

Good fences make very bad neighbours in Icelandic writer-director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson’s black-frost comedy of suburban mores – VARIETY  

Darkly comic and submerged in irony, events unfold with the inevitability of a slow-motion car wreck – SEATTLE TIMES

Website: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/under_the_tree

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Category: 15, Comedy, Drama, Icelandic, subtitles

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