The first trailer for Winter Brothers has been released as the film had its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival overnight.

Directed by Hlynur PálmasonWinter Brothers stars Elliott Crosse Hove and Lars Mikkelsen in a saga between two brothers who work at a rural chalk-mining community during a bitter Winter. They initiate a violent blood feud with another family.

Pálmason is considered to be one of the leading figures in a new generational of Icelandic filmmakers alongside Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, Dagur Kári and Grímur Hákonarson.

Watch the trailer below.