Film Movement’s Virtual Cinema will offer its first US theatrical premiere with A White, White Day, Iceland’s Official Oscar Submission.
A White White Day (Hvítur Hvítur Dagur)(2019)
NAME OF FILM: A WHITE WHITE DAY (HVÍTUR HVÍTUR DAGUR)
DIRECTOR(S): Hlynur Pálmason
STARRING: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: After his wife passes away, former police officer Ingimundur tries to overcome his grief by reconstructing a house. While going through her things, however, he discovers that the precarious balance he’s attained begins to crumble as he questions whether he truly knew his wife. Like the thick layer of fog masking the surrounding landscape, wisps of doubt settle around the grounded widower, feeding his suppressed anger. In his latest picture Hlynur Pálmason explores the essence of love, which can start out unconditional and selfless only to become obsessive and paralyzing. Maria von Hausswolff’s excellent cinematography and Ingvar E. Sigurðsson’s performance as the mourning yet defiant widower strengthen this hypnotic drama’s emotional punch.
Watch the new trailer for the Icelandic film A White, White Day (Hvítur Hvítur Dagur) starring Ingvar Sigurdsson, in select US theaters on February 28th, 2020.
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