Carrots [Bergur Árnason, Iceland, 2019]

Carrots encapsulates a feeling that is felt by a select few all over the country during every season of Love Island (UK, 2015 -). Bergur Árnason’s surrealist Icelandic short documents a man’s struggle against society’s all encompassing addiction to carrots. Everyone is talking about them. Everyone is eating them. Everyone, that is, except him.

This film is a highly amusing, highly effective look at feelings o