Addi, a boy raised by a clairvoyant mother, decides to adopt a bullied misfit into his gang of outsiders. Left to their own devices, the boys explore aggression and violence but also learn about loyalty and love. As the group’s behavior escalates towards life-threatening situations, Addi begins to experience a series of dreamlike visions. Can his newfound intuition guide him and his friends back to a safer path, or will they dive irrevocably into further violence?
Born in Reykjavik (Iceland) in 1982. He graduated from Iceland’s Academy of the Arts and then moved to Denmark and studied screenwriting. His four short films as a director participated in more than two hundred festivals and won more than fifty international awards, such as a special mention in the Official Selection at Cannes and a nomination at the European Film Awards for ‘Hvalfjörður’ (2013). After making his feature debut, ‘Heartstone’, during his time at the Cannes Cinéfondation Residence, the film premiered in competition at the Venice Days section of the Venice Film Festival, where it won the Queer Lion. His second feature film, ‘Beautiful Beings’ (2022), won the Europa Cinemas Label at the Berlin Festival.