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Chicken Boy

Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson

A teenage boy, raised by a mother who considers herself psychic, takes a bullied kid into his group of violent misfits. As the boys' troubles escalate toward life threatening situations, an inner voice awakens in the boy and, with the help of his mother and his new friend, he manages to find his own path.

Original title: Berdreymi
English title: Chicken Boy
Genre: Drama

Director: Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson
Script: Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson
Producer: Anton Máni Svansson, Birgitta Björnsdóttir
Coproducers: Lise Orheim Stender, Jesper Morthorst, Linda van der Herberg, Jeroen Beker, Nima Yousefi, Pavel Strnad

Director of photography: Sturla Brandth Grøvlen
Editor: Andri Steinn Gudjónsson
Music: Kristian Eidnes Andersen
Cast: Birgir Dagur Bjarkason, Áskell Einar Pálmason, Viktor Benóný Benediktsson, Snorri Rafn Frímannsson
Sound design: Jan Schermer
Costume design: Helga Rós V. Hannam
Production design: Hulda Helgadóttir

Production company: Join Motion Pictures
Coproduction company: Motor Productions, Bastide Films, Hobab, Negativ

Production format: ARRI Alexa HD
Screening format: DCP
Production countries: Iceland, Denmark, The Netherlands, Sweden, Czech Republic 
Production start date: August 2020
Length: 100 min.

Contact: Anton Máni Svansson - anton@jmp.is