Martin Compston

  • Friðrik Þór Friðriksson – Niceland (Population. 1.000.002) (2004)

    Friðrik Þór Friðriksson2001-2010DramaIceland
    Niceland (Population. 1.000.002) (2004)
    Niceland (Population. 1.000.002) (2004)

    Synopsis: Jed and Chloe, in their early 20’s, live a very simple life in the city. They love each other, find happiness in the smallest things and plan to get married. One day the death of Chloe’s cat triggers inconsolable sadness and a deep confusion in the meaning of life for both Jed and Chloe. Chloe’s tears keep her home but Jed begins a fruitless search for the meaning of life, hoping he can bring back Chloe’s smile. Alone at night he sees a tramp Max on TV whom he believes may hold the key. Jed visits him in the city dump. The awkward duo starts a journey that unexpectedly brings newfound hope to both men and Chloe.Read More »

  • Ursula Meier – L’enfant d’en haut (2012)

    2011-2020DramaSwitzerlandUrsula Meier

    Every day, twelve-year-old Simon takes the cable car up to the mountains where the slopes bristle with the hustle and bustle of winter season tourists. He pokes about in hotel wardrobes and changing rooms looking for something to eat in rucksacks, but what he’s really after are skis that he can turn into cash.
    Whenever he talks to holidaymakers or hotel staff, he tells them that his parents died in a car accident and that he lives alone with his sister. Louis, the young woman who lives in the apartment in the valley has no idea what Simon gets up to all day long. Their odd relationship alternates between quarrels and tenderness.Read More »

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