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AND BREATHE NORMALLY wins HBO Audience Award at Provincetown Film Festival

And Breathe Normally, writer/director Ísold Uggadóttir‘s debut feature, won the HBO Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at the Provincetown International Film Festival in the United States. Uggadóttir was in attendance at the festival and accepted the award.

The film was recently selected for the prestigious Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

And Breathe Normally has now won a total of three international awards. It had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, where Uggadóttir won Best Director in the festival‘s World Cinema Dramatic Competition and the film also won the FIPRESCI prize at the Göteborg Film Festival in Sweden.

About the film

And Breathe Normally tells the story of the intimate bond that forms between two women – an Icelandic mother and a refugee from Guinea-Bissau – whose lives briefly intersect in Iceland due to unforeseen circumstances.

Ísold Uggadóttir both wrote and directed the film, and it stars Kristín Thóra Haraldsdóttir and Babetida Sadjo. It was produced by Skúli Malmquist for Zik Zak Filmworks and coproduced by Inga Lind Karlsdóttir, Lilja Ósk Snorradóttir, and Birna Anna Björnsdóttir, along with Diana Elbaum (Belgium) and Annika Hellström (Sweden).

International sales for the film are being handled by The Match Factory.