Woman at War: Iceland’s Benedikt Erlingsson’s Sophomore Film (Cannes Film Fest 2018)

Benedikt Erlingsson’s Woman at War marks the Icelandic helmer’s sophomore outing after his critically acclaimed debut, “Of Horses and Men.”

“Woman at War” is a female-powered action comedy about a middle-aged woman who embarks on an environmental mission to protect the highlands of Iceland.

The film delivers a jubilant, endearing and inventive portrait of a woman, while addressing political issues at the same time.