Kris Kristinsson – Filmmaker – Hearts Know * the Runaway Brides.
FRED’s Matt Micucci meets filmmaker Kris Kristinsson, whose film “Hearts Know * the Runaway Brides” has its world premiere in the Bright Future section of the 44th International Film Festival Rotterdam. Kris tells us about the unique travelling filmmaking style he employed to put this film together. He also opens up to us and reveals the heartbreak that inspired him to play with the central subject of the runaway brides, and tells us how the personal nature of the film shaped his overall fascinating vision.
Plot: Nineteen brides, scattered over four continents, run off on their wedding day. Dressed up in their wedding gowns they cross cities, industrial estates, inhospitable rocky outcrops, huge fields. Why? All attempts to explain this from different cultural backgrounds only served to increase the puzzle.