The new Icelandic film causing waves at international film festivals, Heartstone, is the first feature film from director Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson. Set in a remote fishing village in Iceland, teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of Iceland takes back its rights, it’s time to leave the playground and face adulthood.
Cinema Scandinavia spoke to Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson and . . .
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