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The Sacred Wood, 1882

Directed by Elísabet Birta Sveinsdóttir

Filmed and Edited by Elísabet Birta Sveinsdóttir

Music by Ingibjörg Friðriksdóttir

Performers: Elísabet Birta Sveinsdóttir, Halla Þórðardóttir, Ronja Pétursdóttir, Viktor Leifsson, Anna Kolfinna Kuran, Gígja Jónsdóttir

Musicians: Guðbjartur Hákonarson, violin

Hrafnhildur Marta Guðmundsdóttir, cello

Ingibjörg Friðriksdóttir, vocals

Special Thanks to: Auður Elísabet Guðmundsdóttir, Sveinn M. Sveinsson, Guðrún Tara Sveinsdóttir, Elín Signý Weywadt Ragnarsdóttir, Konráð Gylfason, Verslunin Eva, Lystadún Marco, Starfsfólk Nauthólsvíkur, Kristín Manúelsdóttir

Sveinsdottir, Elísabet Birta

The Sacred Wood, 1882

Artistic direction / Conception : Réalisation : Elísabet Birta Sveinsdóttir

Interpretation : Elísabet Birta Sveinsdóttir, Halla Þórðardóttir, Ronja Pétursdóttir, Viktor Leifsson, Anna Kolfinna Kuran, Gígja Jónsdóttir

Original music : Musique : Ingibjörg Friðriksdóttir - Musiciens : Guðbjartur Hákonarson, violon Hrafnhildur Marta Guðmundsdóttir, violoncelle Ingibjörg Friðriksdóttir, chant

Video conception : Tourné et monté par Elísabet Birta Sveinsdóttir

Other collaborations : Remerciements spéciaux : Auður Elísabet Guðmundsdóttir, Sveinn M. Sveinsson, Guðrún Tara Sveinsdóttir, Elín Signý Weywadt Ragnarsdóttir, Konráð Gylfason, Verslunin Eva, Lystadún Marco, Starfsfólk Nauthólsvíkur, Kristín Manúelsdóttir

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