Heartstone (Hjartasteinn) (2017)



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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.

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All Critics (22) | Top Critics (4)

Some tighter editing was needed, not merely in terms of length but in giving more emphasis to the older generation and to Thor's sisters. But it is a fervent, intensely acted drama.

Nov 17, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Despite its need for serious narrative compression, this remains an emotionally authentic, often poignant look at growing up and growing aware.

Sep 28, 2017 | Full Review…

Despite its flaws, this is a well-acted, visually atmospheric debut that shows promise, casting a soulful gaze on awkward-age upheavals, gay and straight.

Sep 12, 2017 | Full Review…

[A] thoughtful, lyrical, slightly over-deliberate tour of a beautiful teenage wasteland.

Sep 12, 2017 | Full Review…
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The film packs an emotional punch, especially since it ventures further with its ending than most fare of its type.

Feb 1, 2019 | Full Review…

Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson brings to life a sympathetic journey of self-discovery and young love in a forbidding, hostile environment.

Nov 3, 2018 | Rating: 8 | Full Review…

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