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December
December

December

December is a present-day tale set in Reykjavik during the holiday season. Jonni (Tomas Lemarquis) returns to Iceland to spend Christmas with his family and to record an album with his old (one-hit-wonder) band. He soon finds out that circumstances in his family have changed dramatically and his friends have moved on. We follow Jonni as he deals with this blunt new reality.

Synopsis

Tomas Lemarquis, the star of Noi the Albino, plays Jonni, a musician who after a long time living abroad returns to home Iceland to spend Christmas with his family and record an album with his old (one-hit-wonder) band. He soon finds out that family circumstances have changed dramatically and that his friends have moved on. Dealing with this blunt new reality, Jonni also has to wrestle with the reigniting of an old flame, as he helps his family make Christmas merry in spite of everything.

About the film

  • Type: Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date: November 6, 2009, Háskólabíó
  • Genre: Drama
  • Length: 91 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Desember
  • International Title: December
  • Production Year: 2009
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • IMDB: December
  • Website: http://desember.info/
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Production Format: RED
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Dolby

Crew

Cast

Company Credits

Festivals

  • Iceland Sounds & Sagas, Turku, Finnlandi, 2016
  • Göteborg International Film Festival - Market Screenings, 2010
  • Cannes International Film Festival - Market Screenings, 2010
  • Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards, 2010 - Award: Actress of the Year in a Supporting Role (Guðrún Gísladóttir). Nominated for Feature Film of the Year. Nominated for Actress of the Year in a Leading Role (Laufey Einarsdóttir).Nominated for Actor of the Year in a Supporting Role (Stefán Hallur Stefánsson). Nominated for editing of the Year (Elísabet Rólandsdóttir).
  • Puchon IFFF, 2010
  • Jecheon Intl. Music and Film Festival, 2010
  • Filmfest Hamburg, 2010

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