Iceland Year Zero

2012 / Czech Republic, France, Iceland / 51min

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. How does a nation, once one of the richest and most developed countries in the capitalist world, react to a total economic collapse? In a landscape where “to be rich” used to be a virtue, who is really to blame for the collapse of a far-too-fast-and-greedy banking system? Or rather, is the decline of the capitalist values maybe the best thing that could have happened to Iceland?



  • Original title
    Iceland année zéro
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Sigurður Hallmar Magnússon, Armande Chollat-Namy
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Armande Chollat-Namy
  • Editing
    Sigurður Hallmar Magnússon
  • Music
    Audun Nedrelid
  • Sound
    David Couturier
  • Duration
    51 min
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
    • France
    • Iceland
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Audio Tracks
  • Subtitles
  • Production
    Axman Production, spol. s.r.o.
    Rybná 683/17
    Praha 1
    Czech Republic
    Jade production
    8, rue Godillot
    93400 Saint-Ouen
    tel: +33 783 506 11
    fax: +33 401 124 83
  • Distribution
    DR International Sales
  • Festivals
  • Awards


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