Rúnar Rúnarsson

Rúnar Rúnarsson


That feeling of standing on the edge of a cliff and having to reach the other side. When a character has to make an important decision or is forced to act, for better or for worse, he sets off big changes in his life. It's not just fiction. We all have to go through a transitory period like this.    


Born in Reykjavik Iceland, Rúnar Rúnarsson lived in Denmark for 7 years and graduated from the Danish Film School in 2009. Rúnar recently returned to Iceland to direct VOLCANO, his first feature film. Nominated for an Academy Award in 2006, the Golden Palm in Cannes 2008 and the European Film Awards in 2008, Rúnar is probably the most awarded short film director in the world with 90 International awards under his belt for his last 3 films. His latest film SPARROWS was awarded the Golden Shell at the 63rd San Sebastián International Film Festival.

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