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Börn Náttúrunnar DVD

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In the film Children of Nature, 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. Children of Nature is 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?  
Children of Nature was nominated in the Oscar awards as best foreign language film in 1992.

Gísli Halldórsson 
Egill Ólafsson 
Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir 
Rúrik Haraldsson 
Sigríður Hagalín 
Baldvin Halldórsson 
Björn Karlsson 
Bruno Ganz 
Magnús Ólafsson 
Margrét Ólafsdóttir 
Bryndís Petra Bragadóttir 
Jóhann Sigurðsson 
Valgerður Dan 
Hallmar Sigurðsson

Genre: Drama - Romance
Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
Audio: Icelandic
Subtitles: English, Danish, German, French
Released: 1991
Runtime: 82 min
PAL - Region 2
16:9  /  1.77:1

Awards and nominations
Oscar nomination 1992: Best Foreign Language Film
Felix European Film Prize 1991: Best original music score: Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, Nomination for the European actress of the year (Sigriður Hagalin)
Festival des Filmes du Monde 1991, Montréal, Canada: Best Artistic Contribution
Prize of the Nordic Film Institutes 1991, Lubeck, Germany
Festival International Henri Langlois 1992, Tours France: Best Actor (Gísli Halldórsson)
Mostra International del Film d'Autore, San Remo, Italy: Best Actor (Gísli Halldórsson), Audience Award - The Bronze Plate
The Nordic Film Festival 1992, Rouen: The Public Prize, The A.C.O.R. Prize (Association of Cinemas)
International Film Festival Troia 1992: Silver Dolphin-Best Film, Best Actor (Gísli Halldórsson)
FIPRESCI Award-Best Film
OCIC-Catholic Int. Association of Critics
Northern Light Festival: The Carl Dreyer Prize
Cologne International Film Festival 1993: The Public Prize
Stuttgart Natur Film Festival 1993: Grand Prix
The 10th Nordic Film Festival: Best Scandinavian Film 1991-1993
Yubari International Film Festival, Japan 1993: Grand Prix.