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The Blessed War

Grímur Hákonarson

During the occupation of Iceland in WWII, a young girl falls in love with an American soldier. The fruit of their forbidden love grows up to be a driving force in Iceland's rapid development from one of the pooorest countries in the world to one the richest. 

Original title: Blessað stríðið
English title: The Blessed War
Genre: Drama

Director: Grímur Hákonarson
Script: Grímur Hákonarson, Ottó Geir Borg
Producers: Grímar Jónsson, Þór Tjörvi Þórsson
Coproducers: Sol Bondy, Fred Burle, Ditte Milsted, Jacob Jarek

Production company: Netop Films
Coproduction company: Profile Pictures (DK), One Two Films (DE)

Shooting format: HD
Scheduled shoot to begin: Fall 2023

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