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A White, White Day (2019)

Hvítur, hvítur dagur (original title)
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An off duty police begins to suspect a local man for having had an affair with his recently dead wife. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones.

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Hlynur Palmason

Writer:

Hlynur Palmason
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Ingvar Sigurdsson ... Ingimundur (as Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson)
Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir ... Salka
Hilmir Snær Guðnason ... Olgeir
Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir ... Ingimundur's wife
Björn Ingi Hilmarsson Björn Ingi Hilmarsson ... Trausti
Elma Stefania Agustsdottir ... Elín
Haraldur Stefansson ... Stefán
Laufey Elíasdóttir ... Ingibjörg
Sigurður Sigurjónsson ... Bjössi
Arnmundur Ernst Björnsson ... Hrafn
Þór Tulinius ... Georg (Psychiatrist) (as Þór Hrafnsson Tulinius)
Sverrir Þór Sverrisson Sverrir Þór Sverrisson ... Sveppi
Ari Birgir Ágústsson ... Boatman
Jóhann Kristófer Stefánsson Jóhann Kristófer Stefánsson ... Boatman
Þorgils Hlynsson Þorgils Hlynsson ... Man at the Party
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In a remote Icelandic town, an off duty police chief begins to suspect a local man for having had an affair with his wife, who recently died in a car accident. 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 by Join Motion Pictures

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Drama

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Selected to represent Iceland at the 2020 Academy Awards. (Best Foreign Film). See more »

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Kinderszenen
Composed by Robert Schumann
(1838)
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Icelandic Slow-Burn...
2 July 2020 | by XstalSee all my reviews

... that almost self extinguishes but is saved by the rage of a widower upon discovering the infidelity of his dead spouse. The lines between sanity, grief, madness and anger achingly filmed and pondering through the mistiness of recollection.


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Country:

Iceland | Denmark | Sweden

Language:

Icelandic

Release Date:

6 September 2019 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Iceland

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$614,674
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Dolby Atmos | Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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