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Chicken Boy

Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson

A teenage boy, raised by a mother who considers herself psychic, takes a bullied kid into his group of violent misfits. As the group's troubles escalate toward life-threatening situations, an inner voice awakens in the boy and, with the help of his mother and his new friend, he manages to find his own path.


Original title: Berdreymi
English title: Chicken Boy
Genre: Drama

Director: Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson
Script: Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson
Producer: Anton Máni Svansson
Coproducers: Lise Orheim Stender, Jesper Morthorst, Linda van der Herberg, Jeroen Beker, Nima Yousefi, Pavel Strnad

Director of photography: Sturla Brandth Grøvlen
Editor: Andri Steinn Gudjónsson
Music: Kristian Eidnes Andersen
Cast: Birgir Dagur Bjarkason, Áskell Einar Pálmason, Viktor Benóný Benediktsson, Snorri Rafn Frímannsson
Sound design: Jan Schermer
Costume design: Helga Rós V. Hannam
Production design: Hulda Helgadóttir

Production company: Join Motion Pictures
Coproduction company: Motor Productions, Bastide Films, Hobab, Negativ

Production format: ARRI Alexa HD
Screening format: DCP
Production countries: Iceland, Denmark, The Netherlands, Sweden, Czech Republic 
Production start date: August 2020
Length: 100 min.

Contact: Anton Máni Svansson - anton@jmp.is