WINTER BROTHERS (2017)

Fiction feature, 94 min


VINTERBRØDRE - original title


Director Hlynur Pálmason

Producers Julie Waltersdorph Hansen, Hlynur Pálmason, Per Damgaard Hansen

Director of Photography Maria Von Hausswolff

Editor Julius Krebs Damsbo

Production Designer Gustav Pontoppidan

Sound Designer Lars Halvorsen

Composer Toke Brorson Odin

Co-producer Anton Máni Svansson


Cast Elliott Crosset Hove, Simon Sears, 
Victoria Carmen Sonne, Lars Mikkelsen, Peter Plaugborg


Produced by Masterplan Pictures

Supported by New Danish Screen, The Icelandic Film Centre, RÚV, Nordisk Film & TV Fond



A brother odyssey set in a worker environment during a cold winter. We follow two brothers, their routines, habits, rituals and a violent feud that erupts between them and another family.


Selected Festivals and Awards

2017

Locarno International Film Festival - Main Competition - Best Actor, Best European Film,
Junior Jury Award First Prize, Special Mention Ecumenical Jury

Toronto International Film Festival

BFI London

La Roche-sur-Yon International Film Festival - Special Jury Mention

Premiers Plans – Angers Film Festival - Grand Jury Prize

New Horizons International Film Festival - FIRPESCI Special Mention

CPH PIX - New Talent Grand PIX

Thessaloniki International Film Festival - Bronze Alexander (Special Jury Award for Best Director),
FIPRESCI Special Mention, Special Mention for the Sound


2018

ROBERT (Danish Film Academy Awards) - 15 nominations and 9 awards including Best Film, Best Director etc.

BODIL (Danish Critic’s Awards) - Best Film, Best Cinematography

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