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19TH edition 11 TO 19 NOVEMBER 2022

Godland (Vanskabte Land • Volga∂a Land)

Hlynur Pálmason

Denmark, Iceland, France, Sweden

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Director's Biography

Hlynur Pálmason was born in Iceland in 1984. He started out as a visual artist and continued his career in filmmaking by pursuing education at the Danish National Film School. He lives and works in Iceland and Denmark with his wife and three children. His filmography includes the short films A Day or Two (2012), A Painter (2013), Seven Boats (2014), and Nest (2022), and three feature-length works: Winter Brothers (2017), A White, White Day (2019), and Godland (2022).

Danish, Icelandic
Mon 14 / 16h30 / Salle des Ambassadeurs
Fri 18 / 13h00 / Le Colisée

In the presence of the film crew

In the late nineteenth century, a young Danish priest travels to a remote part of Iceland to build a church and photograph the local people. But the deeper he goes into the unforgiving landscape, the more he strays from his purpose, the mission, and morality.
Director : Hlynur Pálmason Producer : Katrin Pors, Anton Máni Svansson, Eva Jakobsen, Mikkel Jersin Screenwriter : Hlynur Pálmason Cinematographer : Maria von Hausswolff Production Designer : Frosti Fri∂riksson Editor : Julius Krebs Damsbo Sound : Björn Viktosson, Kristian Selin Edines Andersen Music : Alex Zhang Hungtai
Elliott Crosset Hove, Ingvar Sigurðsson, Vic Carmen Sonne, Jacob Hauberg Lohmann, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir, Waage Sandø, Hilmar Guðjónsson
Production Company : Snowglobe, Join Motion Pictures
International Sales : New Europe Film Sales


Denmark, Iceland, France, Sweden






Danish, Icelandic