The Icelandic film Winter Brothers has commenced production in Iceland this month. The film is written and directed by Hlynur Pálmason, who is the winner of a Special Mention at the Nordic Talents in 2013 for the same film.
Starring Elliot Hove, Simon Sears and Peter Plauborg, Winter Brothers follows two brothers, their routines, habits, rituals, and a violent feud that erupts between them and another family. The film is produced by Danish company Masterplan Pictures and co-produced by Icelandic company Join Motion Pictures, and has received DKK 5 million in production support from the Danish Film Institute.
Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.