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A WHITE, WHITE DAY makes selection list for European Film Awards

A White, White Day writer/director Hlynur Pálmason‘s feature, is among the 46 feature films recommended for nomination for the European Film Awards.

All nominations will be announced at the Sevilla European Film Festival in Spain on November 9, with the 32nd European Film Awards taking place in Berlin on December 7. 

A White, White Day had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival where the lead actor, Ingvar Sigurdsson, won the Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award in the Critics' Week section. The film will screen in the Contemporary World Cinema Section of the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

The film is set in a remote Icelandic town, where Sigurdsson plays the role of Ingimundur, an off-duty police chief who begins to suspect a local man of having had an affair with his late wife, who died in a tragic accident two years earlier. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones. The film is a story of grief, revenge, and unconditional love. 

The film is produced by Iceland's Join Motion Pictures and is an Icelandic/Danish/Swedish coproduction. International sales for A White, White Day are being handled by New Europe Film Sales (jan@neweuropefilmsales.com).

A full list of nominations can be found here.