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HEARTSTONE wins the Grand Prix at Febiofest

Heartstone, writer/director Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson‘s debut feature, won the Grand Prix at Febiofest – Prague International Film Festival. Gudmundsson was in attendance and accepted the award.

This marks the third year in a row where an Icelandic feature wins the Grand Prix at Febiofest; Rúnar Rúnarsson‘s Sparrows won last year and Baldvin Z‘s Life in a Fishbowl won in 2015.

Heartstone has already won 14 international awards in 2017 and has now won a total of 27 international awards. It recently won nine Edda Awards, including for Best Picture. It also won three awards at the online Cinema Scandinavia Awards.

For further information about Heartstone, visit the film‘s Facebook page and the Icelandic Film Database.