Canada | 2002 | 95min | 35mm | COLOR | Drama | Musical
For 11-year old Regina in Iceland, staying home and spending the summer vacation doing nothing is just unthinkable. If only her mother could get over her widowhood and meet someone special, then maybe Regina could go to summer camp like all the other kids her age. And it just happens that Regina finds the perfect candidates, Atli, father of her friend, Peter. After launching her secret plan, she discovers her special gift: her singing can get anyone to do what she wants.
An actress as well director, Maria Sigurdardottir has performed both on screen and on stage. In 1984, she earned a best actress award for her performance in a production of Rainer Werner Fassbinder''s play < The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant >. Since 1988, she has directed a number of plays and musical comedies, including several for the City Theatre in Reykjavik. In cinema, she has worked as first assistant director on most of the films directed by Fridrik Thor Fridriksson. < Regina > marks her feature-film directorial debut.