Backyard Village (2021)

After spending time in a health spa in a small town, 40-year-old Brynja cannot bring herself to cross the heath separating her from her home in the city. Her mother has returned to Iceland after 35 years, and reluctant to face her, Brynja takes shelter in a small guesthouse, Backyard Village. There she meets Mark, an Englishman who is coming to terms with his own personal tragedy. The vulnerable pair form an unbreakable bond that will help them move on with their lives.

Þorpið í bakgarðinum (2021) Drama | 92min | 2021 (USA)
Director: Marteinn ThorssonWriter: Marteinn Thorsson, Gudmundur ÓskarssonStars: Tim Plester, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Laufey ElíasdóttirSummary: Unable to face the mother who left her at a young age, BRYNJA (40) takes shelter in a small guesthouse in a village outside Reykjavik. There she befriends MARK (50), a British tourist, who's dealing with his own personal tragedy.


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