SCA18 Under The Tree10th July, 2018
Thirty-something Atli (Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson) has been thrown out of his marital home, accused of cheating, and has temporarily moved back in with his parents: stern mother Inga (Edda Björgvinsdóttir) and put-upon father Baldvin (Sigurdur Sigurjónsson, Rams). Next door, their old friend Konrad now lives with his new, much younger wife, the athletic Eybjorg – whose mere appearance incites torrents of expletives from Inga. Eybjorg is infuriated by the way the overhanging branches of Inga’s giant tree block the precious sunshine from their deck, but Inga is resolute in forbidding her husband from trimming it back.
Whilst Atli’s desperate and socially questionable attempts to contact his wife and their daughter intensify, the across-the-fence dispute between the neighbouring couples escalates – property is damaged, pets go missing and security cameras are installed…