Work in Progress
TV fiction

Black Sands

Baldvin Z

Anita (30), a troubled police officer, is forced back to her small hometown, which she fled as a teenager. Confronting her abusive mother is inescapable but the discovery of a body of a young woman changes everything. She's forced to search for a dangerous serial killer while stuck in a dark pit.

Original title: Svörtu sandar
English title: Black Sands
Genre: Crime/Drama
Language: Icelandic

Director: Baldvin Z
Screenwriters: Aldís Amah Hamilton, Baldvin Z, Ragnar Jónsson
Producers: Arnbjörg Hafliðadóttir, Hörður Rúnarsson
Coproducers: Annick Moons, Jan De Clercq

Director of photography: Jóhann Máni Jóhannsson
Editor: Úlfur Teitur Traustason
Music: Pétur Jónsson / Medialux
Cast: Aldís Amah Hamilton, Þór Tulinius, Kolbeinn Arnbjörnsson, Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir, Ævar Þór Benediktsson, Lára Jóhanna Jóhanns
Costume design: Eva Vala Guðjónsdóttir
Production design: Marta Luiza Macuga og Gunnar Pálsson

Production company: Glassriver
Coproduction company: Lunanime BV, BE

Shooting format: 4K, Anamorphic Full Frame
Length: 8x45 min
Production start date: April 2021
International sales and distribution: All3Media

Contact: Arnbjörg Hafliðadóttir - abby@glassriver.is