Woman at War
Sunday 14 April 2019, 04:00pm
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Contact: Northumberland Film Sundays web site

Presented by Northumberland Film Sundays

woman at warHalla 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 aluminum 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 aluminum smelter. 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 fulfill her dream of becoming a mother, she decides to plot one final attack to deal the aluminum industry a crippling blow.

Cast: Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, David Thor Jonsson, Magnus Trygvason Eliasen
Directed By: Benedikt Erlingsson
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Absurdist Comedy
Runtime: 101 minutes
Language: Icelandic

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Tickets $10 at Rainbow, Craft Food House Cobourg and Bibelot Port Hope

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Location: Rainbow Theatre, Northumberland Mall