A White, White Day

2019 / 109' / Iceland, Denmark, Sweden / In Icelandic with Chinese and English subtitles / Color

Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award

Selected as the Icelandic entry for the Best International Feature Film at the Academy Awards

In a remote Icelandic town, an off-duty police chief begins to suspect a local man of having had an affair with his late wife, who died in a tragic accident two years earlier. Gradually, his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones. A story of grief, revenge and unconditional love.

Dir:Hlynur Pálmason

Cast:Ingvar Sigurdsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Elma Stefania Agustsdottir

He started out as a visual artist and later his career evolved into filmmaking with studies at the Danish National Film School, which he graduated from in 2013 with the award-winning short A Painter. Pálmason‘s feature debut Winter Brothers world- premiered in the main competition of the Locarno Film Festival in 2017, where it won 4 awards. Since then it has been sold to over 20 territories and continued its festival success, winning over 30 awards. A White, White Day is his second feature film.