Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð)

Benedikt Erlingsson
Iceland
Ukraine
France
101 min
2018
From Woman at War movie
Synopsis: 

Halla is a fifty-year-old independent woman. But behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as 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. Her application to adopt a child has finally been accepted and there is a little girl waiting for her in Ukraine. As Halla prepares to abandon her role as saboteur and saviour of the Highlands to fulfil her dream of becoming a mother, she decides to plot one final attack to deal the aluminium industry a crippling blow.
 

Screenplay: Benedikt Erlingsson, Ólafur Egill Egilsson

Cast: Halldóra Geirhardsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Juan Camillo Roman Estrada, Jörundur Ragnarsson, Haraldur Stefansson

Cinematography: Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson

Producers: Benedikt Erlingsson, Carine Leblanc, Marianne Slot

Music: Davíð Þór Jónsson

Production: Slot Machine, Gulldrengurinn, Vintage Pictures, Köggull, Solar Media Entertainment

Sales Agent: Beta Cinema