Gísli Snær Erlingsson

Gísli Snær Erlingsson – Ikíngut (2000)

Ikingut is not a cartoon, but a live-action children’s film from Iceland, set a few centuries ago in a superstitious little community among the ice floes that finds a child, Ikingut, who has strayed in from Greenland – the first Eskimo the place has seen.

The baddies believe he’s an evil spirit; the minister’s son begs to differ and the two kids form a playful alliance. There are avalanches, a chase across the frozen plains and a faultless lesson in the friendship of strangers. Read More »