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Reply to a letter from Helga

Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir

In a remote fjord in 1940's Iceland, Bjarni, a young farmer, and Helga, an aspiring poet, begin a passionate, forbidden affair, with their emotions running as wild as the ocean waves that surround them. 

Original title: Svar við bréfi Helgu
English title: Reply to a letter from Helga
Genre: Drama/Romance

Director: Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir
Script: Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir, Otto Geir Borg, Bergsveinn Birgisson
Based on a novel by Bergsveinn Birgisson
Producers: Skúli Fr. Malmquist, Birgitta Björnsdóttir
Coproducers: Ivo Felt, Dirk Rijneke, Mildred van Leeuwaarden 

Director of photography: Jasper Wolf
Cast: Hera Hilmar, Thor Kristjánsson, Aníta Briem, Björn Thors
Sound design: Jan Schemer
Costume design: Eugene Tamberg
Production design: Drífa Freyju-Ármannsdóttir

Production company: Zik Zak Filmworks
Coproduction company: Vintage Pictures, Allfilm

Length: 100 min.
Production format: Arri Alexa
Screening format: DCP
Production countries: Iceland, Estonia, The Netherlands

Production start date: August 2020

International sales: Totem Films
Contact: Birgitta Björnsdóttir - birgitta@zikzak.is