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Heartstone

  • Arts Court Theatre 2 Daly Avenue Ottawa, ON, K1N 7B9 Canada (map)
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General Admission: $13 (HST incl)

CFI Members/Students/Seniors: $9 (HST incl)

Heartstone (Hjartasteinn)

Iceland -  2016 - dir. Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson

129 Minutes - Icelandic with English Subtitles 

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.

"Heartstone is a personal story based on my experience growing up in a small fishing village. The core of the film is a strong, beautiful friendship between two boys, and how their environment and inner conflict drive them apart, before the bond they share manages to reunite them again. [...] I believe Heartstone is a story that carries an important message for everyone, especially youth. A story of brotherhood, self-acceptance, strong girls and the importance of family." (Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson, director)
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