Woman at War (12A)

Friday 11 October 2019
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Film Unit Cinema in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium

Director: Benedikt Erlingsson
Cast: Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson
Country: Iceland
Language: Icelandic

Halla (Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir), a choir conductor in her fifties is a passionate eco-activist, who decided to declare a war on the Icelandic alumninum industry. As "The Woman of The Mountain" she undertakes brave sabotage actions in order to protect the Highlands she loves. However, she must face a difficult decision when her application to adopt an orphan child from Ukraine is finally approved. Will she abandon her life mission to save the Highlands to fulfill the dream of becoming a mother?
Tackling the current enviromental crisis problem with witty humour Woman at War is a film which will stay with you for a long time.