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A White, White Day

Hlynur Pálmason

In a remote Icelandic town, an off duty police chief begins to suspect a local man for having 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.

Original title: Hvítur, hvítur dagur
English title: A White, White Day
Genre: Drama


Director/Screenwriter: Hlynur Pálmason (Winter Brothers)
Producer: Anton Máni Svansson
Coproducers: Katrin Pors, Mikkel Jersin, Eva Jakobsen, Nima Yousefi, Anthony Muir

Director of photography: Maria von Hausswolff
Editor: Julius Krebs Damsbo
Cast: Ingvar E. Sigurdsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir
Costume design: Nina Gronlund
Sound: Lars Halvorsen

Production company: Join Motion Pictures
Coproduction company: Film I Vast, Snowglobe, Hob ab

International sales: New Europe Film Sales (

Production format: 35 mm
Scheduled premiere: Autumn 2019
Length: 108 min.