Rift is an eerie supernatural thriller set in the remote and breathtaking Iceland. Prompted by a strange phone call from his on again, off again ex-boyfriend, Einar, Gunnar drives to the secluded cabin where Einar is holed up.
As the two come to terms with their broken relationship, outside forces seems to be lurking outside the cabin. As the two rediscover their broken bonds, the mysterious figures make their presence insistently known, growing in intensity, and threatening to shatter the delicate peace Einer and Gunnar bring each other. This atmospheric and intriguing film set among a stunning backdrop, heralds a new era in Icelandic filmmaking.
A slow, subtle, and at times sensual, study into relationships – how they change and the ghosts of the past. Rift is a masterstroke in how to take the viewer by surprise - The Hollywood News