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Reykjavík Whale Watching Massacre
Code: 194  |  Type: Film Screening
Saturday, May 19 2012 11:00 PM Free, no bookings
Pier 2/3 Club Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Sjón
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It’s oh so quiet, until ...

An epic tale about a group of whale watchers, whose ship breaks down and they get picked up by a whale fisher vessel. The Fishbillies on the vessel have just gone bust, and everything goes out of control.

Join us for the Australian premiere of what has been described as the worst film in the history of Icelandic cinema. Proudly introduced by its screenwriter – poet, novelist and Björk lyricist Sjón – this film just might change the way you think about Iceland.

Note: Food and drinks available. Whale is not on the menu.

Supported by Inspiring Journeys.

Sjon
Sjón (International)

Sjón is a celebrated Icelandic poet and novelist. He won the Nordic Council Literature Prize, the equivalent of the Man Booker Prize, for The Blue Fox, which was also longlisted for The Independent Foreign Fiction Prize in 2009. His work has been translated into 22 languages. Sjón is president of the Icelandic PEN Centre and director on the board of Reykjavík, UNESCO City of Literature. Also a songwriter, he has written lyrics for Björk. His latest novel is From the Mouth of the Whale.

Supported by The Wheeler Centre

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