And Breathe Normally


And Breathe Normally
And Breathe Normally

Be prepared for a touching, heartfelt journey in Ísold Uggadóttir's film debut, And Breathe Normally.

 

Random events unite a mother struggling with the aftermath of the economic crisis in Iceland with the life of a refugee grappling with bureaucratic process after being caught travelling with a forged passport fleeing Guinea-Bissau.

 

Both women are in search of refuge - a plight poignantly framed by the inhospitable landscape of a brutal Icelandic winter - either from the indignities of financial collapse and past addictions for Lára and her son Eldar, or Adja's fight for survival fleeing from persecution.

 

Their fight to remain with their children despite mounting odds against them brings these women together, a bond strengthened through their gentle acts of compassion for one another.

 

A timely and deftly crafted commentary, gently tackling matters of socio-economics, addiction and sexual orientation through the urgent lens of the global refugee crisis. 

 

Having wowed audiences from Sundance to Frameline (the world's largest LGBTIQ Film Festival), this is a poignant and vital film that is not to be missed.

 

Sydney Premiere

 

Winner 2018 Sundance Film Festival, World Cinema Directing Award

Winner 2018 Provincetown International Film Festival, Audience Award

 

"A sure grasp of naturalistic performance and an eye for character-shaping landscape … builds a strong sense of emotional urgency as it unfolds against the edge-of-the-world setting of the Reykjanes Peninsula." – The Hollywood Reporter

 

Join Us! Tickets are available for the Queer Screen Film Fest Opening Night Party at Event Cinema's Gold Class Bar after the film.

 

Party Note: Tickets are available for the film only, or join us for the after party by purchasing a Film and Party Ticket. For those using a Flexi pass, but also wish to attend the party, buy the Flexi Party Add-On ticket.


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Unclassified 15+
Runtime: 95 mins
Year: 2018
Director: Isold Uggadottir
Producer: Skuli Fr. Malmquist
Country: Iceland, Sweden, Belgium
Language: Icelandic and English with English subtitles
Cast: Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Babetida Sadjo, Patrik Nökkvi Pétursson
Company Credits: Sales Agent: The Match Factory
Genre: Drama