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Summer Light, and Then Comes the Night

Elfar Aðalsteins

The village is brimming with stories, stories of joy and sorrow and the wafer-thin thread between life and death. Like the one about the young businessman who dreams in Latin and leaves his promising career for astronomy and old books, or the one about the translucent boy who carves moorland birds, or the one about the open-air affair in the countryside and the big rock that is chiseled to dust. If you listen carefully we might tell you a few.

Original title: Sumarljós og svo kemur nóttin
English title: Summer Light, and Then Comes the Night
Genre: Drama

Director: Elfar Adalsteins
Script: Elfar Adalsteins
Based on a novel by Jón Kalman Stefánsson
Producers: Heather Millard, Lilja Ósk Snorradóttir, Elfar Adalsteins, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson
Coproducers: Xavier Rombaut, Elisa Heene, Fredrik Lange, Jonas Kellagher
Executive producer: Sigurjón Sighvatsson

Director of photography: David Williamson
Costume design: 
Helga I. Stefánsdóttir
Production design: 
Heimir Sverrisson
Composer: 
Gunnar Týnes

Production company:
Berserk Films
Coproduction company: Polar Bear

Length: 110 min.
Production format: 2/4K
Screening format: DCP
Production countries: Iceland. Belgium

Production start date: August 2020

Contact: Heather Millard - heather@compassfilms.is