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Ploey: You Never Fly Alone (2018) 6

Iceland, Belgium | 2018 | 82 min.

The story of a young golden plover having trouble learning to fly and who fails to migrate with his family to warmer climates. With the help of friends, he is able to survive in a world full of natural enemies and is, in the end, celebrated as a hero.

CountryIceland, Belgium
Duration82 min
SubtitleSimultanneous translation into
Directed by Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson
Screenplay Friðrik Erlingsson
Director of Photography Árni Ólafu Ásgeirsson
Music Atli Örvarsson
Edited by Jón Stefánsson
Contact Haukur Sigurjonsson


A screenwriter and director from Iceland. He graduated from the National Film School in Lodz. After the short film Anna's Day (Annas dag, 2003), he made his successful feature-film debut with the drama Thicker Than Water (Blóðbönd, 2006). He followed with the award-winning Undercurrent (Brim, 2010).

Friendship, Family, Growing Up, Teamwork, Nature, Action + Adventure, Animals, Animation