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SFFILM Festival

The Last Autumn

Directed by Yrsa Roca Fannberg

Iceland | Documentary | 78

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Film Available to Stream

Fri, Apr 9 at 12:01 am – Sun, Apr 18 at 11:59 pm PST


On the remote Icelandic coast sits a sheep farm tended to by a husband and wife who have lived off the land for years, but have decided that this will be the last season they spend with their shimmying, braying herd. With intimate attention to the couple’s routine, the landscape, and the well-loved animals that inhabit it, director Yrsa Roca Fannberg patiently observes the rhythm of this isolated homestead, one that cannot keep up with impending change, heralded through the radio that broadcasts the news during each meal.
*Part of the 2020 Flashback Spotlight

Director Yrsa Roca Fannberg

Yrsa Roca Fannberg made her documentary directorial debut with Salome (2014), and received a nomination for Documentary of the Year from Iceland’s Edda Awards. The Last Autumn is her second feature.

Film Details

Language Icelandic

Original Language Title Síðasta haustið

Year 2019

Premiere US

Runtime 78

Country Iceland

Director Yrsa Roca Fannberg

Producer Hanna Björk Valsdóttir, Yrsa Roca Fannberg

Editor Federico Delpero Bejar

Cinematographer Carlos Vásquez Méndez

Music Gyða Valtýsdóttir