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Magnusson

Sigurður Hallmar Magnússon

Iceland

Biography

Sigurdur Hallmar Magnusson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1976. He studied literature and philosophy at the University of Iceland and later cinema at FAMU, the Czech National Film School in Prague.

Sigurdur completed his Master in cinema studies from University Paris VIII. Since 2007 he has mainly worked as an editor for Art Park productions. He has been a cameraman on few short films and directed some short films on his own. He is currently lives in France.


Filmography:
Iceland année zéro (Orig.) / 2012 / Czech Republic, France, Iceland

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Iceland Year Zero

Iceland année zéro (Orig.) / 2012 / Czech Republic, France, Iceland / 51 min

In October 2008, the three main banks in Iceland collapsed, driving a nation into bankruptcy, causing thousands of people to lose their jobs, their personal savings - and hope.

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