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Driving Mum

Hilmar Oddsson

Jon lives with his elderly mother in the remotest place of the Icelandic westfjords. When she dies he needs to honour her last wish and drive the body across the country to be buried in his mother‘s home village.

Original title: Á ferð með mömmu
English title: Driving Mum
Genre: Black comedy/drama
Language: Icelandic

Director/screenwriter: Hilmar Oddsson
Producer: Hlín Jóhannesdóttir
Coproducers: Marianne Ostrat, Thórir Snær Sigurjónsson, Arnar Benjamín Kristjánsson

Cinematographer: Óttar Guðnason
Editor: Hendrik Mägar
Music: Tönu Körvits
Cast: Thröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Kristbjörg Kjeld, Tómas Lemarquis, Hera Hilmars
Sound design: Matis Rei
Costume design: Helga Rós V. Hannam
Production design: Drífa Freyju-Ármannsdóttir

Production company: Ursus Parvus
Coproduction company Alexandra Film, Zik Zak Filmworks
Production countries: Iceland/Estonia
Estimated length: 114 min.
Production format: HD
Screening format: DCP
Production start date: August 2021

Contact: Hlín Jóhannesdóttir - hlin@ursusparvus.com