Screaming Masterpiece

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Screaming Masterpiece
Directed by Ari Alexander Ergis Magnússon
Written by Ari A. E. Magnússon
Music by Björk
Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson
Sigur Rós
Steindór Andersen
Cinematography Lance Bangs[1]
Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson
Release date
  • 2005 (2005)
Running time
87 min.
Country Iceland
Language Icelandic

Screaming Masterpiece (Gargandi snilld in Icelandic) is a 2005 documentary film directed and written by Ari Alexander Ergis Magnússon about the music scene in Iceland. It attempts to explore the reasons why Iceland has such a rich variety of musical talent.

The film itself shows mostly live performances and interviews by some of Iceland's biggest musicians, including Björk, Sigur Rós, Slowblow, múm, Ghostigital, Quarashi, Singapore Sling amongst others, over the backdrop of Icelandic scenery. It contains also interview clips with the musician and goði Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson of the Íslenska Ásatrúarfélagið, the official Ásatrú religious organization of Iceland.

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  1. ^ [1] IMDb Full cast and crew for Gargandi snilld

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