Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð) (12A)

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Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð) (12A)

Thursday 21st November 2019 - 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm, Palmer Building

Plus short Ocean Plastics                                  

Shown as part of University of Reading’s Green Festival

By day the beloved 50 year old Halla leads a local choir and applies to adopt a Ukrainian orphan while at night she becomes a bike-riding eco-warrior operating under her codename of “Mountain Woman” to sabotage Reykjavik’s power system and prevent the construction of a new aluminium smelter. This quirky and entertaining comedy drama delivers an important message about climate change.

France/Iceland/Ukraine 2018 – Icelandic/Spanish/English/Ukrainian with subtitles – directed by Benedikt Erlingsson with Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Juan Camillo Roman Estrada – 101 mins

Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir is brilliant in this jet-black comedy – THE GUARDIAN

Its impact lingers long after the closing credits roll – ROTTEN TOMATOES

Website: https://www.facebook.com/womanatwar/

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Category: 12A, France, Iceland, Ukraine

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