08 Jan 2024
13 Mar 2023
The Larnaca Cinema Society presents Hlinour Palmason's masterpiece: Godland. A film that received the "Best Film" award at Chicago International Film Festival, one of the most important North American film festivals.
"An impressive and unforgettable epic." Hollywood Reporter
2022, Drama, 160'
Language: Danish and Icelandic with Greek subtitles
Synopsis: At the end of the 19th century, a young Danish priest travels to a remote area of Iceland with the goal of building a church and photographing the inhabitants. However, the further he moves through the inhospitable landscape, the further he strays from his purpose, mission and morality.
Icelander Hlinur Palmason returns with his 3rd film, a thrilling trip to Iceland with great cinematic references but also a completely original and exciting approach to his subject, unfolding all his talent
"God's Country tells a story about the wonders of nature, the beauty of the elements and human madness." Los Angeles Times
Official Participation Section 'Un Certain Regard' at Cannes Film Festival
Best Film Award at the Zabaltegi Section of the San Sebastian Festival
Best Film Award at the Chicago Film Festival.
Official Entry at the Toronto Festival
Official Participation at the Karlovy Vary Festival
The film will be followed by a 15-minute discussion.
The screening starts at exactly 8:30.
Venue: Skala Municipal Theatre
15 Kyriakou Matsi, 6015, Larnaca
Entry is not allowed to persons that are under 18.
Contact number: 99434793
The event is organized with the financial support of the Deputy Ministry of Culture.