Halla declares a one-woman-war on the local aluminium industry. She is prepared to risk everything to protect the pristine Icelandic Highlands she loves.
With her risky actions she manages to stop the negotiations between the Icelandic government and an international investor. Until an orphan unexpectedly enters her life.
Benedikt Erlingsson's ecothriller WOMAN AT WAR received the LUX - Film Prize of the European Parliament and was also the Icelandic Oscar nominee.