The film recently won the awards for Best Actor for Elliott Crosset Hove, and a Special Mention by the Ecumenical Jury, the Europa Cinemas Label distribution award and the Junior Jury’s First Prize.
Winter Brothers tells the story of two brothers who work in a limestone factory in Denmark. During a cold winter, a violent dispute erupts with another family over the manufacture of alcohol. The film stars Elliott Crosset Hove, Lars Mikkelsen, Peter Plaugborg and Michael Brostrup. It is director Hlynur Pálmason‘s feature debut.
New Europe Film Sales has sold the film to Greece, Poland, and Hungary.
Winter Brothers will next screen at the Norwegian International Film Festival at the New Nordic Films market.
Watch the trailer below, and read our review here.