Various times

8 - 14 Mar

Showing at various cinemas, Austin, TX

Icelandic film Natatorium at SXSW

Icelandic film Natatorium at SXSW

Natatorium is a psychological thriller directed by the Icelandic director and scriptwriter Helena Stefánsdóttir. 

Trailer for the film Natatorium

A still image from the movie Natatorium

The thrill of Natatorium is coming to SXSW

Immerse yourself in the hauntingly beautiful world of Natatorium. This psychological thriller marks the stunning debut of Icelandic director and scriptwriter Helena Stefánsdóttir. It captivated audiences at the International Film Festival Rotterdam in January. It is now showing in Reykjavík cinemas and premiering in North America during SXSW. This film is a spellbinding journey through suspense, artistry, and awakening family secrets.

Follow Lilja, a young talent seeking her place in an international performance group, as she navigates the eerie silence of her estranged grandparents' home in Reykjavík. Witness the unraveling of a chilling family secret ignited by bizarre rituals and a mysterious swimming pool in the basement, leading to an unforgettable climax.

Celebrated for its inventive narrative, mesmerizing visuals, compelling performances, and Helena's visionary direction, Natatorium is Helena Stefánsdóttir's first feature film, built on her notable career as a visual artist. 

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