Winter Brothers
Winter Brothers

Winter Brothers

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

About the film

  • Type: Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date: September 30, 2017
  • International Premiere Date: August 3, 2017, Locarno Film Festival
  • Genre: Drama
  • Length: 95 min.
  • Language: Danish
  • Original Title: Vetrarbræður (aka Vinterbrødre)
  • International Title: Winter Brothers
  • Production Year: 2017
  • Production Countries: Iceland, Denmark
  • IMDB: Winter Brothers
  • Website:
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles: DCP, Icelandic and English subtitles.



Company Credits


  • Göteborg Film Festival, 2018
  • Locarno Film Festival, 2017 - Award: Best Actor (Elliott Crosset Hove), Best European Film – Europa Cinemas award, Junior Jury Award – First Prize and a Special Mention from the Ecumenical Jury.
  • New Horizons Film Festival, Wroclaw, Poland, 2017 - Award: Won Special Mention from FIPRESCI.
  • Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund, 2017

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