Berdreymi (Beautiful Beings)

by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson

Europe Beyond Borders

Italian premiere

genre: fiction

(Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Iceland / 2022 / 123’)

Addi, a boy raised by a clairvoyant mother, decides to adopt a bullied misfit into his gang of outsiders. Left to themselves, the boys explore aggression and violence but also learn about loyalty and love. As their behavior escalates towards life–threatening situations, Addi begins to experience a series of dreamlike visions. Can his newfound sixth sense guide him and his friends back to a safer path, or will they dive irrevocably into further violence?