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Thorfinnur Gudnason

Þorfinnur Guðnason is a documentary filmmaker of genuine talent being Iceland’s most established filmmaker in the field. He has made award winning documentaries with worldwide distribution (including National Geographic, TBS, ARTE, ZDF, NRK, TVP, Discovery Europe etc.) Þorfinnur graduated from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1987. He began his career working for the Icelandic Broadcasting Company and worked for years as a cinematographer, editor and producer. In the early nineties he started making his own exceptionally creative and charming documentaries. Þorfinnur’s first film was Húsey (1993), a journey into Icelandic reality where man lives in complete harmony with nature, and won the DV Cultural Award. His second film, Woodmouse-life on the run (1997) essentially a love story between two mice trapped at an Icelandic farm, is also his most critically acclaimed film internationally, receiving many awards and broadcasted around the world. His third film Lalli Johns (2001), about a homeless small-time criminal in Reykjavík, broke all records for documentary attendance in Icelandic cinemas, and received the Edda Award for Best Documentary. He went on to document the legendary bar Grand Rokk (2003) and in 2004 he made Running with the Herd, bringing him back out into nature filming horses in their natural habitat, also broadcasted widely on European channels. In Dreamland (2009) he teams up with author/director Andri Snær Magnason for the first time delivering an epic film about a nation standing at cross-roads, and again breaking records for attendance in Icelandic cinemas.

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Dreamland

$24.95 | 89 minutes

(2009) - Cinematographer, Director

Icelandic politicians and businesses try to lure aluminum production to the island country. &hellip…

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Dreamland - ON DEMAND

$3.99 | 89 minutes

(2009)

Icelandic politicians and businesses try to lure aluminum production to the island country. &hellip…

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Dreamland - DOWNLOAD

$11.99 | 89 minutes

(2009)

Icelandic politicians and businesses try to lure aluminum production to the island country. &hellip…

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