Review from Toronto International Fim Festival (TIFF)
Review from Morgunbladid newspaper
Review from Kvikmyndir.is
Review from Dv.is
Jitters has been awarded the Don Quixote Award
at the Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival as well as
being selected as the opening film in the youth section.
The jury stated that "Jitters", this year's recipient of the plaque bestowed by the International Federation of Film Societies (IFFS), marked an impressive debut by director Baldvin Z and praised the film's upbeat treatment of a sensitive theme.
Last year's winner was the much fêted "Fish Tank".
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Screening times for Jitters in Cannes 2011. Palais I - 12th of May @ 20:30 Palais K - 17th of May @ 12:00
"Jitters" just made a clean sweep in the category for Icelandic films at the Kvikmyndir.is Festival in Reykjavik. Baldvin Z was chosen the best director, Atli Oskar Fjalarsson the best actor, Hreindis Ylva Gardarsdottir Holm the best actress and "Jitters" was voted film of the year.
Coming-of-age drama "Jitters" begins its festival run at the Toronto International Film Festival / Sprockets 2011. "Jitters" is director Baldvin Z's auspicious feature debut and sports a remarkable performance by Atli Oskar Fjalarson in the lead role.
Toronto International Film Festival
Toronto, Canada, April 5-17 2011 | Festival website
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival
Kristiansand, Norway, May 3-7 2011 | Festival website
Lisabon, Portugal, May 5 - 15 2011 | Festival website
The Edinburgh International Film Festival
Edinburgh, Scotland, June 15 - 16 2011 | Festival website
Seoul International Youth Film Festival
Seoul, Korea, July 07 - 13 2011 | Festival website
Buster Film Festival
Copenhagen, Denmark, Sep 15 - 25 2011 | Festival website
Warsaw Film Festival
Warsaw, Poland, Oct 7 - 16 2011 | Festival website
Nordic Film Days Lubeck
Lubeck, Germany, Nov 2 - 6 2011 | Festival website
Original title: Oroi
English title: Jitters
Language: Icelandic / English
Director: Baldvin Z
Scriptwriter: Ingibjorg Reynisdottir, Baldvin Z
Main cast: Atli Oskar Fjalarson, Hreindis Ylva Gardarsdottir, Haraldur Ari stefansson & Birna Run Eirkisdottir.
Editor: Sigurbjorg Jonsdottir
Sound: Arni Ben
Cinematographer: Johann Johannsson
Sound design: Studio Syrland, Fridrik Sturluson
Music: Olafur Arnalds
Producers: Julius Kemp, Ingvar Thordarson
Production company: Icelandic Film Company