Work in Progress
TV fiction

The Minister

Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir, Arnór Pálmi Arnarson

Benedikt Rikhardsson's unorthodox approach to politics proves popular with the nation and leads to him becoming prime minister. However, most of his constituents don't know that he has bipolar disorder, and his actions become increasingly erratic as his condition deepens.

Original title: Ráðherrann
English title: The Minister
Genre: Drama / Comedy

Directors: Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir, Arnór Pálmi Arnarsson
Screenwriters: Birkir Blær Ingólfsson, Björg Magnúsdóttir, Jónas Margeir Ingólfsson
Producers: Anna Vigdís Gísladóttir, Thórhallur Gunnarsson
Director of photography: Ásgrímur Guðbjartsson
Costume design: Júlíanna Lára Steingrímsdótti
Production design: Drífa Freyju-Ármannsdóttir
Make-up: Ragna Fossberg
Cast: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Thurídur Blær Jóhannsdóttir, Aníta Briem, Thorvaldur Davíd Kristjánsson, Oddur Júlíusson, Jóhann Sigurdsson, Jóel Sæmundsson, Elva Ósk Ólafsdóttir

Production company: Sagafilm

Production format: Alexa UHD
Length: 8x45'
Shooting scheduled to begin: 10.04.2019
Contact: Anna Vigdís Gísladóttir, annavigdis@sagafilm.is