Box of Chocolates, The
Box of Chocolates, The

Box of Chocolates, The

A tender story of a young woman and her terminally ill father needing to reconcile.


Ragnar, straight out of hospital, orders a taxi-driver around Reykjavik in order to find a three layered chocolate box. He wants to repay a nurse for her good service at the hospital. After each
unsuccessful stop at various grocery stores, his daughter, Hrönn, gets increasingly agitated in the back seat of the cab. Tension between father and daughter build to a peak, and it becomes crucial for Hrönn to confront her father for the first time in her life.

About the film

  • Type: Short Film
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Length: 30 min.
  • Original Title: Konfektkassinn
  • International Title: Box of Chocolates, The
  • Production Year: 2008
  • IMDB: Box of Chocolates, The
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Production Format: HDcam
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Color: Yes



Company Credits


  • Festroia International Film Festival, 2010
  • Kratkofil Short Film Festival, 2009
  • Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards, 2008 - Award: Nominated for Actor of the Year in a Leading Role (Pétur Einarsson).

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