Un Blanco, Blanco Día

Hlynur Pálmason

Iceland, Denmark, Sweden 109 min Catalan premiere Fiction

Synopsis

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.

Themes

LoveEuropean CinemaDramaThriller

Director

Hlynur Pálmason

(Iceland, 1984) He started out as a visual artist and evolved his career later into filmmaking by pursuing an education at the Danish National Film School, which he graduated from in 2013 with the award-winning short En maler. 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.

Filmography: Un blanco, blanco día (2019), Winter Brothers (2017), Seven Boats (curt, 2014), En maler (curt, 2013), A Day or Two (curt, 2012)

Hlynur Pálmason

Film information

Int. title: Hvítur, hvítur dagur (A White, White Day)
Address: Hlynur Pálmason
Script: Hlynur Pálmason
Contact: La Aventura
With: Ingvar Sigurðsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Björn Ingi Hilmarsson, Elma Stefanía Ágústsdóttir, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir
Country: Iceland, Denmark, Sweden
Year: 2019
Format: DCP
Length: 109 min
Language: Icelandic
Subtitles: Spanish, Catalan
Edition: 2020

Awards

Fondation Louis Roederer de la Révélation Masculine Award at Cannes Critique Week, Best Film, Special mention of the Scuola Holden Award and Avanti Award! in Turin, Best Actor and Audience Award in Transylvania and ARTE Award in Rotterdam

Poster

Un Blanco, Blanco Día