Leeds's Film Player brings some classic continental films
LEEDS FILM PLAYER’s new list include these stunning films from
Sweden and Iceland.
Amanda Kernell is the Swedish and
Sami director and screenwriter of: Charter, a psychologically
complex study of motherhood centred on a battle over the custody
of Alice, the main character’s children.
streaming is her first film Sami Blood, which won the European
Parliament’s Lux Prize for Best European Film. Set in 1930s
Sweden, it tells of Elle, a teenage reindeer herder, who faced
with the racial prejudice of the time, is forcibly removed from
her family and sent to a state boarding school.
White, White Day comes from the Icelandic director Hlynur
Pálmason. Ingvar Sigurdsson is a police chief who is mourning the
death of his wife. His obsession with the idea that she was having
an affair with a local man throws his community into disarray.
You can stream these via: player.leedsfilm.com,