Children of Nature

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Children of Nature
Film poster
Directed by Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
Produced by Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
Vilhjálmur Ragnarsson
Written by Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
Einar Guðmundsson
Starring Gísli Halldórsson
Sigríður Hagalín
Baldvin Halldórsson
Björn Karlsson
Music by Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson
Cinematography Ari Kristinsson
Edited by Skafti Gudmundsson
Release dates
  • August 1, 1991 (1991-08-01)
Running time
82 minutes
Country Iceland
Language Icelandic

Children of Nature (Icelandic: Börn náttúrunnar) is a 1991 Icelandic film directed by Friðrik Þór Friðriksson.[1] It was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar at the 64th Academy Awards.[2]


A man becomes too old to run his farm and he is made unwelcome in his daughter and son-in-law's urban dwelling. Dumped in a home for the elderly, he meets an old girlfriend from his youth, and they elope to the wilds of Iceland to die together.

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  1. ^ "Children of Nature". Retrieved 2014-02-16. 
  2. ^ "The 64th Academy Awards (1992) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 15 September 2015. 

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