Blueberry Soup

Sep 29, 2013

Eileen Jerrett – Seattle, WA – 80 min

Blueberry Soup, an Icelandic comfort food, is an apt metaphor for this insightful documentary that explores the unique and devastating situation of a country gone bankrupt. In the aftermath of the 2008 economic collapse in Iceland, the Nordic island country undertook the revolutionary task of rewriting their constitution. With a lens on the impacts the process has on the cultural landscape, Jerrett’s film interweaves interviews with a local fisherman, members of the constitutional council, Icelandic music stars and journalists, displaying a proud nation whose people have endured turbulent times and are curious about their future. 

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