Hvalfjörður / Whale Valley (2013)




Hvalfjörður / Whale Valley (2013)

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.

Whale Valley world premiered in the Official Competition of the 66th Cannes Film Festival 2013 were it won a Special Mention. Since then it has won over 50 international awards and received numerous nominations.

Director: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson

Writers: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson

Stars: Ágúst Örn B. Wigum, Einar Jóhann Valsson, Valdimar Örn Flygenring, Unnur Ösp Stefánsdóttir, Júlíus Sigmar Konráðsson

Screenplay: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson

Music director: KK

Awards: Special Mention in the Short Film Competition 

Producers: Anton Máni Svansson, Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson

Co-Producers: Darin Mailand-Mercado, Jacob Oliver Krarup, Rúnar Rúnarsson

Executive Producers: Kristinn Þórðarson, Magnús Viðar Sigurðsson, Kjartan Þór Þórðarson

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