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A WHITE, WHITE DAY wins Best Narrative Feature at Hamptons

Hlynur Pálmason's A White, White Day won the main award, Jury Selection for Best Narrative Feature, at Hamptons International Film Festival. Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir also received Special Jury Mention for her acting performance in the film. 

Recently, A White, White Day received a Jury Special Mention at Zurich Film Festival. The film's strong festival run began when it had its its world premiere at the International Critics' Week, the oldest parallel section of the Cannes Film Festival, where Sigurdsson won the Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award for his performance in the film. Sigurdsson also won the Best Performance Award at Transylvania International Film Festival and the film won the main award at the Motovun Film Festival. 

A White, White Day was recently nominated as Iceland‘s entry for the 2020 Best International Feature Film Oscar and for this year's Nordic Council Film Prize. The film also made this year's selection list for the European Film Awards.

The film was written and directed by Hlynur Pálmason and produced by Anton Máni Svansson and executive produced by Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson from Iceland's Join Motion Pictures. It is an Icelandic/Danish/Swedish coproduction. The film was shot by Maria von Hausswolff and edited by Julius Krebs Damsbo. The sound design is by Lars Halvorsen, the production design is by Hulda Helgadóttir, and the score was composed by Edmund Finnis.

International sales for A White, White Day are being handled by New Europe Film Sales (jan@neweuropefilmsales.com).