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R I F T

 

Months after they broke up, Gunnar receives a strange phone call from his ex-boyfriend, Einar. 

He finds Einar in a secluded cabin under a glacier, where they begin to deal with their past - 

and are haunted by their dead relationship.

 

Rift premiered at the 40th Göteborg International Film Festival as the festival's closing film. It won the award for Artistic Achievement at the 2017 Outfest Film Festival in Los Angeles, and Best Cinematography at the 20th annual California Independent Film Festival. 

"AN ATMOSPHERIC THRILLER ... THE CINEMATOGRAPHY IS STRIKING" - THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

"4.5/5 STARS ... A GENRE-BENDING JOURNEY ... A MUST SEE" - BLOODY DISGUSTING

"4/5 STARS ... CHILLED, CAREFULLY CONCOCTED AND UNPREDICTABLE" - WE GOT THIS COVERED

"BRILLIANT AND INNOVATIVE ... A CAPTIVATING AND WELL-EXECUTED HORROR DRAMA" - GAY ESSENTIAL

"CHILLING!" - EDGE MEDIA

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CAST

Björn Stefánsson

Sigurður Þór Óskarsson

Aðalbjörg Árnadóttir

Guðmundur Ólafsson

Anna Eva Steindórsdóttir

Jóhann Kristófer Stefánsson

Böðvar Óttar Steindórsson

 

CREW

Written & Directed by Erlingur Thoroddsen

Produced by Búi Baldvinsson, Baldvin Kári Sveinbjörnsson, Erlingur Thoroddsen

Executive Producers James Huntsman, Todd Slater

Director of Photography John Wakayama Carey

Production Designer Gunnar Helgi Guðjónsson

Costume Designer Steinunn Erla Thoroddsen

Music Composed by Einar Sv. Tryggvason

UPCOMING SCREENINGS AND DATES (this section will be regularly updated)

For 2018 screenings, visit this page again soon, or follow our Facebook or Twitter pages for regular updates.

 

PAST DATES

2/4 - Göteborg International Film Festival - World Premiere

2/5 - Göteborg International Film Festival

6/9 - OsloPix

6/10 - OsloPix

6/11 - OsloPix

6/24 - FilmFest München

6/25 - FilmFest München

7/7 - Outfest, Los Angeles

7/15 - BIFAN Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival

7/18 - BIFAN Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival

7/22 - BIFAN Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival

8/26 - Zita Theater, Stockholm

9/7 - MOTELX, Lisbon Portugal

9/8 - MOTELX, Lisbon Portugal

9/8 - SIFF Seattle International Film Festival Year Round Program

9/9 - SIFF Seattle International Film Festival Year Round Program

9/15 - CAIFF California Independent Film Festival, San Francisco

9/21 - Fantastic Fest, Austin

9/26 - Fantastic Fest, Austin

9/23 - Cinema Diverse / The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival

9/29 - Cinema Queer Stockholm

10/1 - PUFF Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival 

10/5 - BFI London Film Festival

10/7 - BFI London Film Festival

10/8 - BFI London Film Festival - SOLD OUT

10/8 - OUTShine Film Festival, Ft. Lauderdale

10/11 - Iris Prize Film Festival, Cardiff

10/13 - Way Out West, Albuquerque

10/13 - Brooklyn Horror Film Festival

10/14 - Brooklyn Horror Film Festival

10/15 - Mayhem Film Festival, Nottingham

10/15 - New Orleans Film Festival

10/20 - TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival

10/20 - Torino Horror Film Festival, Italy

10/20 - Cambridge Film Festival

10/23 - Cambridge Film Festival

10/29 - MIX Copenhagen Film Festival, Denmark

11/3 - MIX Copenhagen Film Festival, Denmark

11/9 - Northern Film Festival, Netherlands

11/10 - Northern Film Festival, Netherlands

11/11 - Leeds International Film Festival

11/13 - Leeds International Film Festival

11/14 - Leeds International Film Festival

11/15 - Mix Brasil, Sao Paolo

11/18 - Southern Screen, Lafayette Louisiana

11/26 - Shivers Film Festival, Germany

12/8 - Queer Festival Merlinka, Belgrad Serbia