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Under the Tree (2017)

Undir trénu (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | 6 July 2018 (USA)
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When Baldwin and Inga's next door neighbours complain that a tree in their backyard casts a shadow over their sundeck, what starts off as a typical spat between neighbours in the suburbs unexpectedly and violently spirals out of control.

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Huldar Breiðfjörð (story and screenplay), Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson ... Atli
Edda Björgvinsdóttir ... Inga
Sigurður Sigurjónsson ... Baldvin
Þorsteinn Bachmann ... Konrad
Selma Björnsdóttir Selma Björnsdóttir ... Eybjorg
Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir ... Agnes
Dóra Jóhannsdóttir Dóra Jóhannsdóttir ... Rakel
Sigrídur Sigurpálsdóttir Scheving Sigrídur Sigurpálsdóttir Scheving ... Asa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Helga Kristín Helgadóttir ... Starfsmaður á leikskóla
Hjörtur Jóhann Jónsson ... Starri
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Storyline

Agnes throws Atli out and does not want him to see their daughter Ása anymore. He moves in with his parents, who are involved in a bitter dispute over their big and beautiful tree that casts a shadow on the neighbours' deck. As Atli fights for the right to see his daughter, the dispute with the neighbours intensifies - property is damaged, pets mysteriously go missing, security cameras are being installed and there is a rumor that the neighbor was seen with a chainsaw. Written by Ewa Bojanowska

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Two Families. One Tree. A Bloody Mess.


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Country:

Iceland | Poland | Denmark | Germany | France

Language:

Icelandic

Release Date:

6 July 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

ISK250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,617, 8 July 2018

Gross USA:

$67,596

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$944,991
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2.35 : 1
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It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. See more »

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Dark Comedy.
27 August 2018 | by PairicSee all my reviews

Under The Tree: Icelandic dark comedy. A quarrel between two neighbouring families escalates. Car tires are slashed. A cat and a dog go missing. Insulting garden homes are left as a "present". The way this film moves from the mundane to the macabre in just 89 minutes is a virtual assault on your senses. There is a subplot about the son of one couple breaking up with his partner and even this is bizarre, especially a "house meeting" in their apartment building. Be warned: this is not for the faint hearted. 8/10.


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