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Chef de Partie

Ágúst Þór Hafsteinsson

Davíd is a young, ambitious chef who works in an Icelandic fine-dining restaurant. He is offered to fill in as a pan cook to prove himself to the head chef, Heimir, who's known for his irrational demands for perfection. Heimir pushes Davíd to the brink of his abilities and his sanity.

Original title: Chef de Partie
English title: Chef de Partie
Genre: thriller
Language: Icelandic

Director: Ágúst Þór Hafsteinsson
Script: Ágúst Þór Hafsteinsson
Producer: Atli Óskar Fjalarsson
Coproducer: Haresh Patel

Director of photography: Anton Smári Gunnarsson
Editor: Úlfur Teitur Traustason
Music: Eðvarð Egilsson
Cast: Kristófer Baldur Sverrisson. Jörundur Ragnarsson. Elín Sif Halldórsdóttir
Sound design: Haresh Patel
Costume designer: Rebekka Jónsdóttir

Production company: Empath ehf.
Production format: Digital
Screening format: DCP
Production start date: February 18, 2020
Length: 13 min.
Production countries: Iceland/UK

Sales company:
Sales contact: Georg Gruber -
Contact: Atli Óskar Fjalarsson -