Logline

 When lower classes are forced to live underground in the future district of Westropia, a terminally ill woman is forced to seek the assistance of a controversial institution on the surface that euthanize humans for profit.

Short Synopsis (English)

In a potentially far away future, climate change has caused 30% of all land to disappear under water. As a result drastic changes have occurred in the political landscape in Europe where millions of people now live in great underground cities - only the wealthiest manage to live on the surface. In a search for a solution to her incurable illness, River (35) is referred to an institution on the surface that specializes in the controversial process of human euthanasia for profit.   

Status: In development

Production year: 2019

Production Company: NyArk Media

Producer: Ragnheiður Erlingsdóttir

Director & Writer: Anna Olafsdottir

Based on a short story by Hjordis Olafsdottir

Festivals: Selected as first Icelandic project to be pitched at “Euro Connection” a pitch forum and co-production market in Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival in France February 2019.