Faroese (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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The Birdcatcher's Son (2019)

104 min | Drama

Plot Summary It's the late 1800's and the birdcatcher Esmar and his wife Johanna are trying to survive on the harsh dramatic cliffs of the Faroe Islands. Local law dictates that unless they... See full summary »

Director: Richard Hobert | Stars: Rudi Køhnke, Vígdis Eliesersdóttir Hentze Bjørck, Livia Millhagen, Hedda Rehnberg

Votes: 103

Bye Bye Bluebird (1999)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

After having lived for a number of year's abroad, the two friends Rannvá and Barba return for a visit to their native country, the Faroe Islands. They feel that they have outgrown the small... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Ottarsdóttir | Stars: Hildigunn Eyðfinsdóttir, Sigri Mitra Gaïni, Johan Dalsgaard, Elin K. Mouritsen

Votes: 501

Snowland (2005)

142 min | Drama, Romance

In the snowy landscape of Lapland, a newly-widowed writer discovers the traces of a bygone love story through which she finds a way back to her own life.

Director: Hans W. Geissendörfer | Stars: Thomas Kretschmann, Julia Jentsch, Maria Schrader, Ulrich Mühe

Votes: 332

Tsatsiki, Dad and the Olive War (2015)

95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Tsatsiki's dad is forced to sell his beloved olive farm. Tsatsiki and his friends, Per-Hammar and Alva, has to find a way to save the olive farm from being sold to an evil corporation.

Director: Lisa James Larsson | Stars: Emrik Ekholm, Adam Gutniak, Sara Vilén, Liv Mjönes

Votes: 239

Land of Dreams (2019 Video)

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Director: Shirin Neshat | Stars: Sheila Vand, Monte Deer, Shannon K. Dunn, Craig Fones

Votes: 7

Barbara (1997)

143 min | Drama

Young vicar Mr. Paul arrives at the Faroe Islands to take up a benefice, and meets the young Barbara, twice married to vicars, and with both husbands laid cold in the grave. Despite the ... See full summary »

Director: Nils Malmros | Stars: Anneke von der Lippe, Helene Egelund, Trond Høvik, Lars Simonsen

Votes: 449

No Ill Will (2018)

21 min | Short, Drama

Elinborg accidentally runs into her friend Marita at the grocery store. The conversation is civil yet slightly awkward, as Elinborg has forgotten Marita's birthday. However, something else ... See full summary »

Director: Andrias Høgenni | Stars: Mariann Hansen, Sissal Drews Hjaltalin, Niels Dampe, Jóhan Herlon Jacobsen

Votes: 30

The Islands and the Whales (2016)

81 min | Documentary

The whale hunters of the Faroe Islands believe that hunting is vital to their way of life, but, when a local professor makes a grim discovery about the effects of marine pollution, environmental changes threaten their way of life forever.

Director: Mike Day

Votes: 197

Buzz Aldrin, hvor ble det av deg i alt mylderet? (2010– )

58 min | Drama

A man which is almost obsessed by being anonymous, and never the best in anything. Being second means that you are not noticed, forgotten, but still important as a human.

Stars: Pål Sverre Hagen, Bjarne Henriksen, Giggi Yazicioglu, Annfinnur Heinesen

Votes: 298

Dreams by the Sea (2017)

78 min | Drama

On an isolated island, Ester goes about her mundane life, quietly obeying her religious parents. One day the rebellious Ragna moves to town, and together they enjoy the summer nights, dreaming about something different, something better.

Director: Sakaris Stora | Stars: Juliett Nattestad, Helena Heðinsdóttir, Ása Pálsdóttir

Votes: 48

Sum einglar vit falla (2014)

28 min | Short, Drama

'Falling Angels' is a Faroese romantic drama. The young Julia - the priest's daughter - falls in love with the beautiful Barbara, who just moved to the island. A story about forbidden love and the hard choices, it leads to.

Director: Maria Winther Olsen | Stars: Maria Winther Olsen, Elin Mørkøre Dalberg, Eyð Berghamar Jacobsen, Aksel Á Botni

Votes: 32

Pastoral Life (1984)

83 min | Comedy

The inventive scoundrels from New Life, Thor and Danny, return in this sequel with a new bag of tricks. Here they present themselves as experts on agriculture and hoax an unfortunate farmer... See full summary »

Director: Þráinn Bertelsson | Stars: Karl Ágúst Úlfsson, Eggert Þorleifsson, Hrafnhildur Valbjörnsdottir, Sigurður Sigurjónsson

Votes: 225

Tropang trumpo (1992–1995)

Comedy

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Stars: Ogie Alcasid, Gelli de Belen, Michael V., Carmina Villaroel

Ludo (I) (2014)

71 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A psychological drama taking place during a day and a night in the life of a young family living in a beautiful house by the sea in the village of Sandur in the Faroe Islands. At a first ... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Ottarsdóttir | Stars: Lea Blaaberg, Hjalmar E. Dam, Hildigunn Eyðfinsdóttir, Bárður Persson

Votes: 31

Ishtar Speaks (2019)

Fantasy

When a woman meets the ancient Babylonian goddess, Ishtar, in her dream, she embarks upon a journey to complete a lethal mission.

Director: Dena Rayne | Stars: Charles Biderman, Dena Rayne

Skuld (2014)

29 min | Short, Drama, Horror

A nurse is taking care of an elderly dying woman on a small island near Torshavn. An old repressed memory of the island resurfaces to haunt the nurse and, as the elderly lady's health deteriorates, so does the sanity of the nurse.

Director: Heidrik á Heygum | Stars: Runa A Heygum, Sofia Nolsøe Mikkelsen

Votes: 82

Närbild (2004– )

28 min | Documentary

Documentary series portraying film directors from the Nordic countries.

Stars: Fredrik Sahlin, Pernilla August, Jesper Christensen, Matt Dillon

Votes: 8

Trøllabeiggi

30 min | Short, Drama | Post-production

Once upon a time in the Faroe Islands, two lone brothers struggle to save the family farm and their relationship after the sudden loss of their older brother. - Inspired by true events.

Director: Gudmund Helmsdal | Stars: Búi Dam, Nicolaj Falck

Behind Closed Chadors

60 min | Documentary | Completed

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Director: Holly Morris

The Colonial Effect

120 min | Documentary, History | Announced

An indepth look at the history & several countries throughout the world that were colonized by other countries/empires at different times in history & the result after the colonized countries were later abandoned/left to their own devices.

Director: Mick Merivel

Dalur (2016)

30 min | Short, Drama

A guilt-ridden taxi driver takes a desperate passenger to her destination. On the journey their fates collide and they both realize that they have to make a final sacrifice in order to be redeemed.

Director: Heidrik á Heygum | Stars: Kristina Sundar Hansen, Klæmint Henningsson Isaksen

Eivør: True Love (2013 Video)

21 min | Short

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Director: Heidrik á Heygum | Star: Eivør Pálsdóttir

Illir Andar (2018)

75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

It tells the story of a theater actor fighting with his own demons.

Director: Pablo Merín | Stars: Hjálmar Dam, Jákup Dahl Wardum, Annika Álofti

Votes: 5

Atlantic Rhapsody - 52 myndir úr Tórshavn (1990)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

Presents a day in the life of a few inhabitants of Tórshavn in the Faroe Islands: A father and his daughter are having breakfast when the fire-brigade drive by. A woman and her child are ... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Ottarsdóttir | Stars: Páll Danielsen, Erling Eysturoy, Elin Brimheim Heinesen, Elin K. Mouritsen

Votes: 47

Ongin Konflikt (2012)

27 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

A comedy about gangsters in prohibition time. (in late 1920's or early 1930's.) The theme is greed for money and power. A greedy malicious boss. An apparently nice mistress. Two dim witted ... See full summary »

Director: Bjarki Thomsen | Stars: Rakul Bjarnason, Sasho Bjartsson, Gunnvør Brekkstein, Rúni Brockie

Varði Goes Europe (2002)

88 min | Documentary

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Director: Grímur Hákonarson | Stars: Hallvarður Ásgeirsson, Leo Gillespie, Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl, Juggling John

Votes: 7

Koshk (2014)

13 min | Short, Drama, Family

In a desolate mountain landscape, an old woman carrying kindling on her shoulders suddenly faints. As she comes to, a young man appears. He reminds her of her son and helps her carry the ... See full summary »

Director: Abdulla Al Kaabi | Star: Amir Jadidi

Winter Morning (2014)

18 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Vetrarmorgun ('Winter Morning') is a story about Maria (Armgard G. Mortensen) and Birita (Helena Hedinsdottir) two girls in their early teens whose friendship has led them to a turning ... See full summary »

Director: Sakaris Stora | Stars: Helena Heðinsdóttir, Armgarð G. Mortensen, Jensina Olsen, Rasmus Samuelsen

Votes: 11

Týr: Land (Live at Wacken 2007) (2008 Video)

47 min | Music

Bonus DVD with the live performance at Wacken Open Air festival 2007.

Director: Ronald Matthes | Stars: Heri Joensen, Terji Skibenæs, Kári Streymoy, Gunnar Thomsen

The Poetry of Cinema: Abbas Kiarostami in Conversation with Richard Peña (2014)

89 min

Onstage interview with filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami and Richard Richard Peña. Introduced by John Vickers and translated by Adele Yaraghi.

Stars: Abbas Kiarostami, Richard Pena, John Vickers, Adele Yaraghi

The Archipelago (2015)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

The Faroe Islands: a gathering of dramatically weathered islands in the vast North Atlantic Sea. While it is a society connected to modern norms and technologies, it is also a place where ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Huguet

Votes: 13

Panorama view of Prins Christian Sund in Greenland (2018)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Rúni Djurhuus

Ramblers (2016)

Short, Thriller

After a stag night gone wrong. Dan and Marcus find themselves injured and marooned in the middle of nowhere, on an island they've never seen before and with no hope of escape.

Director: Hanus Johannessen | Stars: Christopher Sherwood, Will Turner Roden, Kristian Evaldsson, Petur Meinhard Ellebye Andersen

Votes: 5

Frávik (2017)

15 min | Short, Drama

In an alternative reality where some norms in the society are seen as a decease, we follow a journalist who is trying to complete a documentary.

Director: Maria Tórgarð | Stars: Hans Tórgarð, Beinta Clothier, Jákup Bernhard Brim Joensen, Anna Poulsen

Screw It! (2017)

Short, Action

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Director: Eirikur Björnsson

Myndamálarin (2018)

6 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Gudmund Helmsdal | Star: Búi Dam

Hey! (2016– )

25 min | Family

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Stars: Edvard Nyholm Debess, Jensina Olsen

Eivør - Í Tokuni (2016)

4 min | Short, Music

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Director: Heidrik á Heygum | Star: Eivør Pálsdóttir

Ævintýri á Norðurslóðum (1992)

89 min | Fantasy

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Directors: Marius Olsen, Katrin Ottarsdóttir, Kristín Pálsdóttir | Stars: Edda Heidrún Backman, Bessi Bjarnason, Arnar Jónsson, Guðmar Pétursson

Eivør - Brotin (2015)

4 min | Short, Music

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Director: Dávur Djurhuus | Star: Eivør Pálsdóttir

Skóhorn[Y] (2018)

6 min | Short, Comedy

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Directors: Soley Danielsen, Gudmund Helmsdal | Stars: Hjálmar Dam, Soley Danielsen, BúI Rouch

Manden der fik lov at gå (1995)

60 min | Drama

A senior-citizen couple in the Faroe Islands get their boxed life invaded when young Swedish Maria is introduced to them by their daughter.

Director: Katrin Ottarsdóttir | Stars: Anneli Aeristos, Nora Bærentsen, Sverri Egholm, Hilmar Joensen

Votes: 16

1700 Metres from the Future (1990)

88 min | Documentary

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Director: Ulla Boje Rasmussen | Stars: Solberg Henriksen, Pauli Jacobsen, Petra Joensen, Hedith Mikkelsen

Votes: 6

Stina Karina (2015)

10 min | Short, Drama

Two young women are preparing for a party. All is set, and the only thing remaining is a choice of hairstyle. Faced with each other in the mirror, tension is running high and it only takes ... See full summary »

Director: Andrias Høgenni | Stars: Durita Dahl Andreassen, Mariann Hansen

Votes: 6

Summarnátt (2012)

17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Set in the barren nature of Faroe Islands, Summer Night is a sensitive coming of age film on girls and their relationships, marking the possible end of a platonic relationship and the beginning of deep-felt love.

Director: Sakaris Stora | Stars: Gwenael Akira Helmsdal Carré, Renata Jensen, Armgarð G. Mortensen, Jensina Olsen

Votes: 9

Paradox Found: Cuba

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Holly Morris

Tre blink mod vest (1992)

55 min | Documentary

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Director: Ulla Boje Rasmussen

Eivør - Verð Mín (2015)

5 min | Short, Music

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Director: Máni M. Sigfússon

Færøerne.dk (2003)

77 min | Documentary

A documentary about The Faroe Islands' relationship to Denmark and the negotiations about further Faroese self-government.

Director: Ulla Boje Rasmussen | Stars: Helena Dam á Neystabø, Jóannes Eidesgaard, Høgni Hoydal, Per Højgaard

Votes: 13

Afghan Women Behind the Wheel (2009)

56 min | Documentary

The desire for freedom is basic to human nature all over the world. To obtain a driving license is becoming a key factor towards personal freedom for Afghan women. However, is the Afghan society prepared for women behind the wheel?

Director: Sahraa Karimi

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