You can read the whole review here. But reviewer Swarez sums it up thus: “XL is an ugly film, a dirty film, a film that you almost need to take a shower after wallowing in all the filth within. It’s not a film for everyone, for sure, but it’s above all a good film. Seek it […]
Icelandic XL And Danish Moon Rider Compete In Karlovy Vary 07.06.2013 The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) has just announced the main programme for its 48th edition unspooling June 28-July 6, 2013 and two Nordic films have been selected: Iceland’s feature film XL by Marteinn Thorsson (pictured) will be vying for the Crystal Globe […]
Screen International Variety
The feature film XL has been selected for the main competition at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The festival will take place in the Czech Republic from June 28 – July 6. The festival is one of the oldest film festivals in the world. In 2007 the Icelandic film Jar City received the festival‘s main prize, the Crystal Globe. […]
Z is award round two support from The Icelandic Film Centre We’re so happy that The Icelandic Film Centre has decided to award Gudni Líndal Benediktsson’s fantastic Zombie script, Z (a.k.a. Z-Games), round two of money for continuing support. Z centers on a group of Nordic TV game-show contestants who must fight for their lives […]
Teaser Posters for XL Revealed These great posters are by our fantastic designer Magnús Elvar Jónsson (with photos by Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson and Marteinn Thorsson). Enjoy.
XL has been invited to be a part of “Works in Progress” under the 18th Nordic film market. New Nordic Films is taking place during the 40th Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund, 15th – 18th of August. Producer/Director Marteinn Thorsson and Producer Ragnheidur Erlingsdottir will be on hand to present 8 minutes from the […]
Samfilm to Release XL in January 2013 Samfilm (http://www.sambio.is/), veterans of distributing movies in all media in Iceland, will release the third feature from director Marteinn Thorsson in its Cinemas in January 2013. And then on VOD, internet and DVD. The deal was signed on behalf of Samfilm’s Thorvaldur Árnason and Ragnheidur Erlingsdottir for Tenderlee […]
Director Thorsson and Editor Thors (no relation) are Editing. Director Thorsson and Editor Thors (no relation) are in full swing editing the liquor soaked dramedy XL. XL is Thorsson’s 3rd feature and his most ambitious to date.