Héraðið eftir Grím Hákonarson og Hvítur, hvítur dagur eftir Hlyn Pálmason eru báðar á lista The Guardian yfir 50 bestu myndir ársins.
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The Guardian segir eftirfarandi um Héraðið:
There’s a harsh Icelandic backdrop to this tough corruption drama: Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir plays Inga, a farmer who takes on the mafia who run the local co-op, trying to circumvent the monopoly by selling produce on the internet.
Og um Hvítan, hvítan dag:
Icelandic thriller about a policeman (played by Ingvar Sigurðsson) who discovers his recently deceased wife may have been having an affair with his friend; his grief and rage builds until violence appears inevitable.