Íslenska

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.

Crew

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
  • Website
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Color
    Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP, Icelandic and English subtitles.

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2018
    Transilvania International Film Festival - Award: Hlynur Pálmason won a Best Director award.
  • 2018
    Kyiv Molodist International Film Festival - Award: Won a Best Film award.
  • 2018
    Premiers Plans - Angers Film Festival
  • 2018
    Tromso International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Kino Pavasaris
  • 2018
    Hong Kong International Film Festival
  • 2018
    New Directors/New Films festival
  • 2018
    Titanic Film Festival
  • 2018
    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Istanbul Film Festival
  • 2018
    Moscow International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Ankara International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Crossing Europe Film Festival
  • 2018
    Lima Independiente Film Festival
  • 2018
    FEST - New Directors New Films Festival
  • 2018
    Taipei Film Festival
  • 2018
    Filmfestival Kitzbuehel
  • 2018
    Pancevo Film Festival
  • 2018
    Helsinki International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Film Fest Gent
  • 2018
    Riga International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Göteborg Film Festival
  • 2017
    Locarno Film Festival - 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.
  • 2017
    New Horizons Film Festival, Wroclaw, Poland - Award: Won Special Mention from FIPRESCI.
  • 2017
    Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund