The Last Farm (Síðasti bærinn) is a bleak but touching 20 minute Icelandic film directed by Rúnar Rúnarsson and starring Jón Sigurbjörnsson with a soundtrack by Kjartan Sveinsson, former member of Sigur Rós..
It was nominated for an Academy Award for Live Action Short Film in 2006 and raises questions not just about how we live but how we choose to end our days .
An old farmer is preparing for Winter near his remote home. He gets a phone call to say his daughter is to visit. There is talk of him and his wife being relocated to a retirement home.
He has other plans …..