Woman at war

Benedikt Erlingsson | Iceland, Ukraine, France | 2018 | 101'

Category - LUX Films



"This movie is part of the official selection for LUX Awards 2018, presented by The European Parliament – Bucharest Headquarters, as part of LUXFILM Days. Fifty-year-old Halla is a passionate environmental activist. Known to others only by her alias ""The Woman of the Mountain,"" Halla secretly wages a one-woman-war on the local aluminium industry. As Halla's actions grow bolder, from petty vandalism to outright industrial sabotage, she succeeds in pausing the negotiations between the Icelandic government and the corporation building a new aluminium smelter in the mountains. But right as she begins planning her biggest and boldest operation yet, she receives an unexpected letter that changes everything..."


Director:Benedikt Erlingsson

Producer:Marianne Slot, Benedikt Erlingsson, Carine Leblanc
Production Company:Slot Machine, Gulldrengurinn, Solar Media Entertainment, Köggull Filmworks

Editor:Davíð Alexsander Corno

Cinematographer:Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson