Metalhead

Metalhead

Directed by Ragnar Bragason

Fueled by a remarkable breakout performance by actress Thora Bjorg Helga, Director Ragnar Bragason's intense drama of loss, faith, redemption, Megadeth and Judas Priest begins with a farming accident in the 1980's that sends a young girl, Hera, and her parents into a tail-spin of grief over the death of her heavy metal music-obsessed older brother. A decade later and Hera is transformed into a sexy, surly headbanger and DIY musician, dressed in black leather and a Slayer t-shirt, clutching her dead brother's electric guitar as she howls anthems of rage to a barn full of cows. Seemingly trapped in a haunted landscape of slaughterhouses and barren winter fields, making all the wrong choices in her life - including coming on to the local priest and sleeping with her platonic best friend - Hera slowly, painfully comes to terms with her family's loss and the sound of her own true voice.

Fueled by a remarkable breakout performance by Thora Bjorg Helga, Director Ragnar Bragason's intense drama of loss, faith, redemption, Megadeth and Judas Priest begins with a farming accident that sends a young girl, Hera, into a tail-spin of grief.

Cast: Thora Bjorg Helga, Halldora Geirhardsdottir, Sevinn Olafur Gunnarsson