Paradise Reclaimed 60/40

Exhibition in the National Library

25.09.2020 - 09.03.2021

Paradise Reclaimed 60/40 is an exhibition that was opened on September 25, 2020, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the publication of Halldór Laxness' book and 40 years since the premiere of a television film made after the book. The exhibition contains documents kept by set designer Björn G. Björnsson during the creation and shooting of the television film and handed over to the Theatre Museum of Iceland that is now a part of the National and University Library of Iceland. The exhibition also includes Halldór Laxness's manuscript of the book and scenes from the television film.

The exhibition is in cooperation with Gljúfrasteinn - Laxness Museum and Umbi Film. 

The exhibition runs until March 9, 2021.

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Appelsínur frá Abkasíu (closed)

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Hagþenkir Award 2017

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