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East Coast Premiere

Director: Gudmundur Arnar

Denmark, 2013, 15 min

Festival Year:2015

Category:Narrative Short

WINNER: Best Actor Male

Cast:Ágúst Örn B. Wigum, Einar Jóhann Valsson, Valdimar Örn Flygenring, Unnur Ösp Stefánsdóttir

Crew:Producer: Anton Máni Svansson, Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson - Co-Producer: Darin Mailand-Mercado, Jacob Oliver Krarup, Rúnar Rúnarsson - Cinematography: Gunnar Auðunn Jóhannsson - Editor: Anders Skov - Gaffer: Geir Magnússon - Production Design: Júlía Embla Katrínardóttir - Costume Design: Helga Rós V. Hannam - Sound Design: Gunnar Óskarsson


The film shows a pure love story between two brothers who live in a remote Icelandic fjord with their parents.When the younger brother a little boy witnesses a life or death moment involving his big brother it sets in motion the possibility of either a great tragedy or a turning point to better times in the brothers' lives.


About the director

Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1982. He has a Fine Arts Degree from the Icelandic Art Academy and studied screenwriting in Denmark. He now works as a filmmaker and a part time teacher in screenwriting, directing and video art.


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