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A WHITE, WHITE DAY
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.
Written and Directed by: Hlynar Pálmason
Starring: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason
Cannes Film Festival 2019 WINNER Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award
Montréal Festival of New Cinema 2019 WINNER Prix d'interprétation Best Actor
Montréal Festival of New Cinema 2019 NOMINEE Louve d'Or
"an eerily gripping study of grief — and impotence in its face — with the trappings of a revenge thriller. "
- New York Times
"The Oscars should have made room for the intense and elemental A White, White Day. "
- AV Club
"...This is a compassionate drama about grief and the sideways behaviour that will out if you keep stifling the main thing... "
- The Film Experience
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