Release Date: May 2014 Director: Baldvin Z Category: Trailer
Life in a Fishbowl was a domestic box office success, going on to become the box office champion of 2014 in Iceland. It has received enthusiastic reviews throughout its festival run, which has included the Toronto International Film Festival and the Zurich Film Festival, where actress Hera Hilmar won a special mention.
Life in a Fishbowl also won the top prize at the Nordic Film Days in Lübeck, Germany, the Tridens Award for best debut film at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in Estonia, and the audience award for best film at the Mamers en Mars Film Festival in Mamers, France.
The film recently won 12 Eddas (the Icelandic Academy Awards) – an all-time record – including Best Feature, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor and Best Actress.
Life in a Fishbowl was Iceland’s entry for the 2015 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.