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Hlynur Pálmason‘s NEST selected for Berlinale Special

Hlynur Pálmason‘s short film, Nest, has been selected for the Berlinale Special presentation at the Berlinale, which will take place from February 10 – 20. Nest was handpicked by artistic director Carlo Chatrian and will be presented together with Lucrecia Martel's Terminal Norte in a combined program as one special event.

Nest is a story of siblings building a tree house together over the course of a year. We experience the beauty and brutality of the seasons, as we follow them through their struggles and moments of joy.

Nest was produced by Anton Máni Svansson for Iceland‘s Join Motion Pictures and Katrin Pors, Eva Jakobsen and Mikkel Jersin for Denmark‘s Snowglobe. International sales are being handled by New Europe Film Sales.

Pálmason has written and directed two award winning feature films so far. His first, the Danish/Icelandic Winter Brothers, premiered in the main competition at the Locarno Film Festival in 2017, where it won four awards. His second, A White, White Day had its premiere in the International Critics' Week at Cannes Film Festival in 2019, where Icelandic actor Ingvar Sigurdsson won the Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award. Both films collected each over 20 awards and sold to multiple territories worldwide.

For further information on the Berlinale visit the festival's official website.