Heima (Sigur Ros: Heima)
Heima (Sigur Ros: Heima) (2007)

On the heels of their 2006 concert tour, Icelandic alternative rockers Sigur Ros return to their picturesque homeland for a series of free, unannounced concerts. Follow the band as they perform their mesmerizing brand of hypnotic pop at… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 4, 2008
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Time Out

Iceland's extraordinary natural beauty is as much a star of the movie as Sigur Rós's magisterial music and the all-local crew could hardly have done a more impressive promotional job had 'Heima' been commissioned by the Icelandic Tourist Board itself.

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Sukhdev Sandhu
Daily Telegraph

The elegantly composed shots of the island's broodingly lonesome wide spaces offer clues as to the group's widescreen post-rock sound. Indeed, their music comes to seem site-specific, as environmentally immersed as the landscape art of Richard Long.

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Jon Fortgang
Film4

Made with love for fans, this is an indulgent but enjoyable film about the band and the places that have inspired their music.

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Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

Reverberates a sense not only of Iceland's people, places and history but a sense of natural intimacy and intimacy with nature. Capping it all is the band's best-ever, 'Popplagið,' a stunning 12 minutes that DeBlois matches with a shiver-inducing sequence

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

Sigur Ros' creativity and open attitude was at one with Iceland's ravishingly beautiful landscape.

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Jonathan Dean
Total Film

Heartfelt and humorous, if you're not pulsating during the Reykjavík finale you're probably kaput.

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Anthony Quinn
Independent

The whole island seems to be in transition - huge developments threaten to deface the natural grandeur of the place - and this documentary may yet come to represent a vital memorial.

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Kevin Maher
Times [UK]

When the band and the film move in sweet simpatico they produce a few precious moments of transcendent grandeur.

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Empire Magazine

One of the most beautiful audiovisual experiences of the year.

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Flixster Audience Score: 96% Flixster User Reviews
El Hombre Invisible
During the series of free gigs around Iceland, Sigur Ros created a concert film that doesn't quite follow the usual standards of the genre. They… More
Gordon A
An original approach to a music film pays dividends, capturing the feelings of a unique group.
Stella Dallas
beautiful country, beautiful music, beautiful film...and finally an audience that understands the lyrics lol
Steve K
A beautiful melding of music and travelogue. One of the best musical acts I have ever seen in concert give us a lovely tour around their home country of… More
Jens S.
Icelandic alternative band Sigur Ros return to their homeland after a long world tour for a couple of concerts at very unusual places. This documentary shows… More
Wu Chouin
I'm not a big fan of the music, but this is a nicely photographed doc.