Íslenska

Paris of the North

Hugi has found shelter from life‘s complexities in a small and isolated village. When his distant father suddenly turns up, his quiet life is interrupted.

About the film

  • Type
    Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date
    September 5, 2014, Háskólabíó
  • International Premiere Date
    July 8, 2014, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
  • Genre
    Comedy, Drama
  • Length
    95 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    París norðursins
  • International Title
    Paris of the North
  • Production Year
    2014
  • Production Countries
    Iceland, Denmark, France
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Production Format
    HD
  • Color
    Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP, English subtitles

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2016
    Nordiale – Nordische & Baltische Filmwoche Wien, Vín
  • 2016
    Nordic Film Club, ýmsir sýningarstaðir, Tékkland
  • 2015
    Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards - Award: Nominated for Costume Design of the year (Margrét Einarsdóttir and Eva Vala Guðjónsdóttir). Nominated for Screenplay of the year (Huldar Breiðfjörð). Nominated for Sound Design of the year (Huldar Freyr Arnarsson). Nominated for Editing of the year (Kristján Loðmfjörð). Nominated for Film of the year. Nominated for Cinematography of the year (Magni Ágústsson). Nominated for Leading Actor of the year (Björn Thors). Supporting Actor of the year (Helgi Björnsson). Supporting Actress of the year (Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir). Nominated for Set Design of the year (Hálfdán Lárus Pedersen). Nominated for Director of the year (Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson). Nominated for Musical Score of the year (Svavar Pétur Eysteinsson).
  • 2015
    Iceland Sounds & Sagas, Turku, Finnlandi
  • 2015
    Íslensk kvikmyndahátíð, Nuuk
  • 2015
    Nordic Lights Film Festival
  • 2015
    Göteborg Film Festival - Award: In competition.
  • 2015
    Air d´Islande
  • 2015
    FIFE International Environmental Film Festival
  • 2015
    Portland International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Nordic Glory Film Festival
  • 2015
    Kosmorama - Trondheim International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Ales Film Festival - Itinérances
  • 2015
    CPH:PIX
  • 2015
    Seattle International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Transilvania International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Scandinavian Film Festival, Australia
  • 2015
    Northern Lights Film Festival, Hvíta-Rússlandi
  • 2015
    Icelandic Film Festival, Noida og Chennai, Indlandi
  • 2015
    Icelandic Film Days In Moscow
  • 2015
    Love & Anarchy – Helsinki International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Culturescapes, Basel
  • 2015
    Comedy Cluj International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Chennai International Film Festival
  • 2014
    Motovun Film Festival
  • 2014
    Bergen International Film Festival
  • 2014
    Vancouver International Film Festival
  • 2014
    Chicago International Film Festival
  • 2014
    Antalya Golden Orange International Film Festival
  • 2014
    Sao Paulo International Film Festival
  • 2014
    Nordische Filmtage Lübeck
  • 2014
    Leeds International Film Festival
  • 2014
    Scanorama European Film Forum
  • 2014
    Avvantura Festival Film Forum Zadar
  • 2014
    Nordic Film Festival - London
  • 2014
    The Northern Film Festival, Leeuwarden
  • 2014
    Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
  • 2014
    Molodist International Film Festival
  • 2014
    Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air Festival
  • 2014
    Nordic Film Festival - Day for Night
  • 2014
    Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - Award: In competition.