HAFID (2002)

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Feeling his strength declining, Thordur, the old, feared and respected head of his family, invites his children to come back to the village; he wants to set his affairs in order: their mother's inheritance and also the business of the family company - the work of his life - which has made him one of the most powerful men in this small Icelandic fishing community. His hopes rest on Agust, his younger son, a business student in Paris where he is living with a French girlfriend. Thordur is convinced that Agust will come back and stay after his studies in order to take over the fishery currently managed by Haraldur, Thordur's older son whom he does not totally trust. But Thordur doesn't know that Agust has totally different plans for his future. The family gathering will not go off as everyone is expecting or hoping. The ghosts will surface.

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