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When the Light Breaks

Rúnar Rúnarsson

On a long summer's day in Reykjavik, the life of Una, a young art student, is turned upside down. From one sunset to another, when laughing turns into crying and beauty coexists with sorrow.

Original title: Ljósbrot
English title:
When the Light Breaks
 Narrative fiction

Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson
Script: Rúnar Rúnarsson
Producers: Heather Millard, Rúnar Rúnarsson
Coproducers: Raymond van der Kaaij, Igor A.Nolan, Mike Downey, Xenia Maingot, Sarah Chazelle

Cast: Elín Hall

Director of photography: Sophia Olsson
 Andri Steinn Guðjónsson
Music: Kjartan Sveinsson
Costume design: Helga Rós V.Hannam
Set design: Hulda Helgadóttir

Production company: Compass Films
Coproduction companies: Halibut, Revolver, MP Film, Eaux de Vives/Jour2Fete

Estimated length: 90´
Shooting format: 16mm
Screening format: DCP
Screening ratio: 5.1
Production countries: Iceland/The Netherlands/Croatia/France

International sales and distribution: The Party Film Sales
National Sales and distribution: Samfilm, RÚV

Contact: Heather Millard -