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Language  Icelandic
Director  Runar Runarsson
Country  Iceland
Two Birds (film) movie poster
Release date  October 3, 2008 (2008-10-03)

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Two Birds (Icelandic: Smáfuglar, lit. little birds) is a 2008 Icelandic short film, written and directed by the Oscar nominee Rúnar Rúnarsson. Smáfuglar took the festival circuit by a storm after the world premiere in the official selection in Cannes 2008 ,where the film was nominated for The PALM D´OR. In the two years after its release it received over 67 international awards at film festivals where it was exhibited, including two Best Actor awards to male lead Atli Óskar Fjalarsson.

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Synopsis

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2 Birds (Smáfuglar) takes place during one bright summer night and follows a group of young teenagers on a journey from innocence to adulthood. The main character is a timid boy who has a typical schoolboy crush on a girl his age, who happens to be a friend of his mate.

Cast

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  • Hera Hilmarsdóttir
  • Atli Óskar Fjalarsson
  • Sigurður Jakob Helgason
  • Þórunn Jakobsdóttir
  • Gísli Örn Garðarsson
  • Víkingur Kristjánsson
  • Ómar Örn Hauksson
  • Critical reception

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    The website Short of the Week describes Two Birds as "...perhaps the purest and most earnest 15 minutes of film I have ever experienced."

    Awards

    - The Jury award at the 10th SHORTMOVES festival in Halle, Germany - The people's choice award at the 10th SHORTMOVES festival in Halle, Germany - Special Jury Prize at International Short and Animation Film Festival OPEN CINEMA in Saint-Petersburg, Russia - Best International film at Overlook Film Festival - 2nd place award at the 3rd Acquedolci Independent Film Festival - Grand Prix of The fifth Prague Short Film Festival - Best Fiction at The 1st Festival International du Film Court Persona - Best Actor at The 4th Sapporo International Short Film Festival - Best Director at The 4th Sapporo International Short Film Festival - Best film" Centering around Sexuality" category at The Festival of Short Minimalist Films Kota 2023 - Off International - Volvo Grand Award at THE 10TH CIRCUITO OFF Venice International Short Film Festival - Audience Award at 5th Kinemastik Short Film Fest - Best International Fiction at The 10th Lucania Film Festival - Best Actor Award at The 12th Festival Inventa un Film Lenola - Best Director Award at The 12th Festival Inventa un Film Lenola - Best Film at The Mas Sorrir 4th International Festival of Short Films - Grand Prix of the 7th International Festival Signes de Nuit - Best Director Award at The TOFIFEST International Film Festival - Best Short Film at The 10th Maremetraggio Short Film Festival - Best Short Film at 17th edition of ARCIPELAGO - International Festival of Short Films and New Images - Best Director Award for at the Festival du Film de Cabourg 2009 - BEST WORLD FILM at AsterFest 2009 - The Grand Prix, Tralci di Trevignano at The 15th La Cittadella del Corto - Best Director at The 6th Naoussa International Film Festival - Grand Prix of The 12th Brussels Short Film Festival - The Prémio RTP2 Onda Curta at The Festival Internacional de Cinema Independente de Lisboa - The Audience Award at The 9th Nice Film Festival - The Student Jury Award at The 9th Nice Film Festival - The Special Mention of The Press Jury at The 9th Nice Film Festival - The Youth Jury´s Special Mention at The 21st Filmfest Dresden - The Golden Horseman for The Klangmusikpreis at The 21st Filmfest Dresden - The “CRISTIAN NEMESCU“ BEST DIRECTING AWARD at The NexT Filmfestival 2009 - The Grand Prix de la meilleure création sonore at The Aubagne International Film Festival - The Best International Film at The 7th Wood Green International Short Film Festival - The Jury Award at The 18th Mamers en Mars European Film FestivaL - The Youth Jury Prize-Caisse d'Epargne. at The 18th Mamers en Mars European Film FestivaL - The Grand Prize at The 13th REGARD –Saguenay International Short Film Festival - Grand Prix of The Jury at The Festival du Cinéma Européen de Lille - The NIFA Best Fiction at The 21st Minimalen Film Festival - The Best Short Film at The The Northern Wave International Film Festival - The Second prize for The Best European Short Film at The Festival Europeu de Curtmetratges FEC Cambrils-Reus - Best International Short Film at The 25th Festival International du Film d'Amour de Mons - The Menzione Speciale CortoPress for Foreign Films at The Festival Pontino Del Cortometraggio - The ‘Cecilio Paniagua’ award for The Best Photography at The Almería en Corto International Film Festival - The Grand Prix for the Best Film at The 13th Siena International Short Film Festival - Prix du Jury Jeune at 23rd Brest European Short Film Festival - Prix Européen France 2 at 23rd Brest European Short Film Festival - Mention spéciale Prix Européen du Conseil Régional de Bretagne at 23rd Brest European Short Film Festival - Edda Award for The Best Short Film - The Grand Prix du Conseil général de l’Essonne au court métrage at 10th Festival du cinéma européen en Essonne - The Best International Fiction at The 5th Curtocircuito International Film Festival at Santiago De Compostela - The Best International Short Film at The Cork Film Festival - Best Short Film at The 24th Warsaw Film Festival - The Best Short Film at The 13th Milano Film Festival - Second Prize of The 7th International Best of Short Film Festival 2008 - The Best International Film Award at The 3rd Noci International Short Film Festival - The Award of the Puglia Region at The 3rd Noci International Short Film Festival - The Best Short Film at DOKUFEST The 7th International Documentary and Short Film Festival In Kosova - Best Fiction at The Melbourne International Film Festival 2008 - Best Drama Award at SUPER SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2008 - Anthony Mingella Best Director Award at SUPER SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2008 - Best Creative Subject at 15th Capalbio Cinema International Short Film Festival - The Young Peoples Award at 15th Capalbio Cinema International Short Film Festival - The Nisida Award at 15th Capalbio Cinema International Short Film Festival - Prix UIP at The 62nd Edinburgh International Film Festival - Canal+ award at The 23rd Cinema Jove Internacional Festival - Best Fiction Film at XVIII MESSAGE TO MAN International Films Festival

    Other honors

    - Nominated for the Best Short Film at The European Film Academy Awards 2008 - Nominated for PALM D´OR at The Cannes Film Festival 2008

    References

    Two Birds (film) Wikipedia


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