Inside A Volcano – The Rise of Icelandic Football

Ever since they were kids practicing in the snow in Iceland, they were told they would never play in a major football tournament

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Inside A Volcano – The Rise of Icelandic Football

Inside A Volcano – The Rise of Icelandic Football

The biggest stage in the most popular sport in the world seemed far out of reach for a tiny nation in the north Atlantic Ocean. Since the beginning of the qualifying campaign for EURO 2016, the Icelandic golden generation was followed up close and personal with full access to the team during the build up to all the matches. With footage from the locker rooms, team meetings, and background scenarios,

This documentary sheds a totally new light on a remarkable journey that made the world take notice. From an insider´s perspective, the audience sees how one remarkable hindrance after another was pushed out of the way. This is a true underdog story of how a nation of only 330.000 defied the odds with attitude, team spirit and willpower.

Director Sævar Gudmundsson
Producer Sölvi Tryggvason & Kristín Ólafsdóttir
Produced by: Purkur and Klikk Productions
Duration 85 min.
Year of Production 2016
Original Title Jökullinn logar
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