Börn náttúrunnar (1991) AKA Children of Nature

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Old Thorgeir must leave his home far off in the Icelandic ‘countryside’ and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavik. There he meets an old friend from his childhood, Stella. Thorgeir soon becomes unhappy living there and together with Stella he steals a jeep. Together they leave the city for Stella’s old home in northwestern Iceland. A drama who asks us: how important is it to have a long life if you have to leave everything that has a meaning for you?

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson. AKA Children of Nature
Writers: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Einar Guðmundsson.
Stars: Gísli Halldórsson, Sigríður Hagalín, Baldvin Halldórsson, Bryndis Petra Bragadóttir, Björn Karlsson, Bruno Ganz, Eiríkur Guðmundsson, Guðbrandur Gíslason, Egill Ólafsson, Hafliði Magnússon, Hallmar Sigurðsson, Hallur Hallsson, Karl Jónatansson, Jóhann Sigurðsson, Jón Ólafsson.
Cinematographer: Ari Kristinsson.
Composer: Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson.

1992 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Film.

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Upgraded with HD copies on November 18th, 2023.

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10 Comments

  1. James558
    March 16, 2019
    Reply

    Thanks an awful lot, Jon! You have really turned Rarefilmm into a cinematic treasure trove!

  2. Siying
    April 3, 2020
    Reply

    Thank you SO MUCH Jon!

  3. Vidor
    April 6, 2020
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    Censorship of naked woman at the 1:05 mark. Wonder what that’s about? Was this recorded from a TV screening, maybe?

    Anyway, great addition to the rarefilmm archive.

    • Jon W.
      April 6, 2020
      Reply

      Hi Vidor.
      The source is a DVD released by a company called Sena, now most likely OOP, there are not many prints available out there for this movie and I’d say most likely they are all the same (also censored).

      • Jon W.
        November 18, 2023
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        Great news! The HD copy isn’t censored!

        • Vidor
          November 22, 2023
          Reply

          Did I watch that two minutes just to see the naked chick uncensored? Yes, yes I did.

  4. Harold Acton
    November 26, 2023
    Reply

    Terrible old toss. Get the onion out.

  5. xi lin
    May 1, 2024
    Reply

    one of the best movies I`ve ever been seen.

  6. Benedikt Jóhannesson
    May 14, 2024
    Reply

    Any chance of an updated download link? I’m Icelandic and the DVD print is out of stock everywhere, I can’t find this film to show it to my son 🙂

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