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Gunnar Gunnarsson, writer

Júlíus Kemp

Shortly before the Swedish Academy was to announce the winner of the Nobel prize in literature in 1955 the Icelandic novelist Gunnar Gunnarsson received a telegram from his publisher in Sweden asking to send him a portrait and a short biography ASAP. It seemed apparent that Gunnar was about to be handed this prestigious honour. But was he?

Original title: Gunnar Gunnarsson, rithöfundur
English title: Gunnar Gunnarsson, writer.

Director: Júlíus Kemp
Screenwriter: Sigurgeir Orri Sigurgeirsson
Producers: Ingvar Þórðarson, Júlíus Kemp

Production company: The Icelandic Film Company

Production format: HF
Shooting scheduled to begin: 2018
Contact: Júlíus Kemp (kemp@kisi.is)