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Fire on Heimaey

Eldur í Heimaey

Iceland, 1974
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

The six-month eruption of a volcano in 1973 is recorded in unexpectedly detailed closeup shots from the moment of the first ash eruption all the way to images of the flowing lava that ended up increasing the size of the island.

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Fire on Heimaey Directed by Vilhjálmur Knudsen, Ósvaldur Knudsen