Faroese (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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The Birdcatcher's Son (2019)

Drama

According to Faroese law, the birdwatcher Esmar will lose his lease within one year, thus forced to leave both his house unless he makes sure he and his wife Johanna have a son. Because ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 46

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: 325

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: 283

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: 214

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: 497

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: 31

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: 190

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: 30

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: 438

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: 45

Land of Dreams (2019 Video)

Short | Post-production

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Director: Shirin Neshat | Stars: Sheila Vand, Craig Fones, Gonzalo Robles, Shannon K. Dunn

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: 46

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: 16

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: 217

Eivør: True Love (2013 Video)

21 min | Short

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Director: Heidrik á Heygum | Star: Eivør Pálsdóttir

Tropang trumpo (1992–1995)

Comedy

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

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

Hey! (2016– )

25 min | Family

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Stars: Edvard Nyholm Debess, Jensina Olsen

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

I Am Iran (2011)

50 min | Documentary

I AM IRAN takes you on an exquisite journey through the life of Professor Houshang Seyhoun - the most revered and prolific artist and architect in Iran. This fantastic tour brings to life ... See full summary »

Director: Majid Mahichi | Star: Houshang Seyhoun

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: 12

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: 65

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

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

Murderer on a White Horse (2016)

60 min | Documentary

East Jutland State Prison, 2008: Mariann Poulsen marries Peter Lundin, one of Denmarks most notorious murderers. At home Marianns boyfriend of ten years and their young daughter unknowingly... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hammer | Stars: Brandur Johansen, Mariann Poulsen, Tobias Schultz

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 - Verð Mín (2015)

5 min | Short, Music

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Director: Máni M. Sigfússon

Illir Andar (2018)

75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

It tell the history of the theater actor fighting whit his own demons.

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

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

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

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

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

Mayo-Disyembre (1970)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Director: Lauro Pacheco | Stars: Jimmy Morato, Jessica, Leopoldo Salcedo, Lilia Dizon

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

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

Närbild (2004– )

28 min | Documentary

Documentary series portraying film directors from the Nordic countries.

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

Votes: 9

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

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

Tre blink mod vest (1992)

55 min | Documentary

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Director: Ulla Boje Rasmussen

Behind Closed Chadors

60 min | Documentary | Completed

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Director: Holly Morris

Ljós (2014)

Short, Drama

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Director: Daniel Jensen | Stars: Petur Meinhard Ellebye Andersen, Marita Svartá

Mist (II) (2012)

13 min | Short, Drama

A girl is troubled by childhood memories of her mother's battle with an inherent disease. Memories get mixed up with reality. She finds peace with escaping into a different world.

Directors: Andrias Høgenni, Annika Álofti | Stars: Annika Álofti, Tóri í Hoyvík, Beinta Sørensen, Geir Eyðunsson á Lofti

Kom og dansa (2015)

15 min | Short, Comedy

A woman finds out that her boyfriend has been cheating on her for very a long time. In a fit of rage she seeks out the unknown temptress to confront her. But this hunt unleashes unexpected consequences.

Director: Andrias Høgenni | Stars: Soley Danielsen, Mariann Hansen

Votes: 6

Eina (2013)

12 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Andrias Høgenni | Stars: Beinta Clothier, Kári Mouritsen, Annika Álofti

Votes: 6

Aurora Water Commercial (2019 Video)

Short

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Director: Rúni Djurhuus | Stars: Natalia Egholm Djurhuus, Margretha Egholm Jacobsen

Paradox Found: Cuba

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Holly Morris

Ámæli (2016)

23 min | Short

Ámæli is about the old tradition of pilot whale hunting on Faroe Island. Trough one summer we follow three people, a whale hunter, fisherman and a musician. We experience the old traditions... See full summary »

Directors: Gudmund Sand, Haakon Sand

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: 15

Panorama view of Prins Christian Sund in Greenland (2018)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Rúni Djurhuus

Dagur & vika (1984– )

30 min | News

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Stars: Sigrún H. Brend, Johnsigurd Johannesen, Annika Bolton Mortensen, Øssur Winthereig

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