Fridrik Thor Fridriksson’s Mamma Gogo will represent Iceland in this Foreign-Language Oscar race.
Fridriksson’s Children of Nature was nominated for an Oscar in 1992. His other films include Niceland, Falcons, and Cold Fever.
The Icelandic Film and Television Academy made the selection.
The autobiographical film is about an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disesase whose son is a filmmaker having financial problems. The cast features Kristbjorg Kjeld, Hilmir Snaer Gudnason, Margret Vilhjalmsdottir and Gunnar Eyjolfsson.
The film recently played in Toronto. Bavaria Films International is handling international sales.