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Hlynur Pálmason

A story of ambition, religion, family, and revenge set in the 19th century. A Danish priest travels to Iceland with a mission to build a church and photograph the people amidst an unforgiving landscape. While fulfilling his duties an unlikely romance and a savagery feud push him into temptation.

Title: Volaða land
English title: Godland
Genre: Drama

Director: Hlynur Pálmason
Script: Hlynur Pálmason
Producers: Anton Máni Svansson, Katrin Pors, Mikkel Jersin, Eva Jakobsen 
Coproducers: Didar Domehri, Mimmi Spång, Rebecka Beckman

Cast: Elliott Crosset Hove, Ingvar Sigurdsson
Director of photography: Maria von Hausswolff
Editor: Julius Krebs Damsbo
Music: Alex Zhang Hungtai
Sound design: Björn Viktorsson, Lars Halvorsen
Costume design: Nina Grønlund
Production design: Frosti Fridriksson

Production companies: Join Motion Pictures, Snowglobe
Coproduction companies: Maneki Films, Garage Film, Film i Vast

Estimated length: 150 min.
Production format: 35 mm
Screening format: DCP
Production countries: Iceland, Denmark, France, Sweden

Production start date: May 2021

Contact: Anton Máni Svansson -