Actors: Björn Stefánsson, Sigurður Þór Óskarsson, Guðmundur Ólafsson
Director: Erlingur Thoroddsen
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Released in 2017 Rift (Rökkur) deals with weighty topics like isolation, love and deception. Brimming with suspense, dark romance and the more obscure aspects of the human psyche. Written and directed by Erlingur Thoroddsen the motion picture stars Björn Stefánsson, Sigurður Þór Óskarsson and Guðmundur Ólafsson. Read More Here.
Read our interview with Director Erlingur Thoroddsen
Featured by Filmmaker Michael Varrati in the Halloween Featurette The Queering of Horror Movies
“The story and performances evolve in scenery that is just stunning, beautiful, and filled with grey sadness that fits the film perfectly.”
— Cinema Crazed
“It trades traditional scares and a focus on creature design for slow-burn chills, a moody framework, and measured ambiguity.”
— Bloody Disgusting
“Its crisp cinematography, choice of landscape and gripping performances make it one of Outfest’s most inviting entries this year and a memorable addition to the cultural definitions of horror film.”
— Alexander Ryll, Gay Essential
- Subtitles: German
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9 – 1.77:1
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