Volcano (2011 film)

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Film poster
Directed by Rúnar Rúnarsson
Produced by Egil Dennerline
Written by Rúnar Rúnarsson
Starring Theodór Júlíusson
Cinematography Sophia Olsson
Release date
  • 13 May 2011 (2011-05-13) (Cannes)
  • 20 September 2011 (2011-09-20) (Iceland)
Running time
95 minutes
Country Iceland
Language Icelandic
Budget 104 million króna (estimated)

Volcano (Icelandic: Eldfjall) is a 2011 Icelandic drama film directed by Rúnar Rúnarsson. The film was selected as the Icelandic entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards,[1][2] but it did not make the final shortlist.[3] At the 2012 Edda Awards, the film was nominated in 14 categories, winning in 5.[4]

The film screened within many international film festivals, including the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival and the 2012 Maryland Film Festival.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Eldfjall framlag Íslands til Óskarsverðlauna". visir.is. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  2. ^ "63 Countries Vie for 2011 Foreign Language Film Oscar". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-14. 
  3. ^ "9 Foreign Language Films Vie for Oscar". Retrieved 2012-01-19. 
  4. ^ "Volcano Shines At 2012 Edda Awards". nordiskfilm. Retrieved 2012-08-28. 

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