Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson • Iceland, Denmark, Croatia
Forced to return to the remote village of his childhood to live with his estranged father, teenager Ari has never felt more isolated. While his hard-partying dad and loving but frail grandmother do their best to mend the broken past, local bullies and rough living leave Ari struggling to find his place. Unfolding with pathos and understated emotion, Sparrows is a bittersweet coming-of-age story about learning to stand up for yourself.
Run Time: 99 Min.
Festival Program: New Directors Competition
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