Outlaw: The Saga of Gisli (Icelandic: Útlaginn) is an Icelandic film adaptation of the Gísla saga, the story of a blood feud set in 10th-century Iceland. It was directed by Ágúst Guðmundsson in 1981. The film was released on 17 February 1984 to critical acclaim in Sweden, and then in West Germany. Written and directed by Ágúst Guðmundsson, the theatrical version of the Saga of Gisli Sursson was praised as a culturally accurate representation of the time period. The film was selected as the Icelandic entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 54th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
Genre : Biography, Drama, History