SUMMERLIGHT AND THEN COMES THE NIGHT

Elfar Adalsteins
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Original title : SUMARLJÓS OG SVO KEMUR NÓTTIN
Based upon Jón Kalman Stefánsson's novel SUMARLJÓS OG SVO KEMUR NÓTTIN
Comedy-drama I 2022 I 112'
Director: Elfar Adalsteins
Countries of production : Iceland - Belgium - Sweden
Cast: SVEINN ÓLAFUR GUNNARSSON - EBBA GUÐNÝ GUÐMUNDSDÓTTIR - ÓLAFUR DARRI ÓLAFSSON - SARA DÖGG ÁSGEIRSDÓTTIR - HEIDA REED - ATLI ÓSKAR FJALARSSON - SVANDÍS DÓRA EINARSDÓTTIR - VÍKINGUR KRISTJÁNSSON
Scope - 5.1 - Color - Icelandic

The little Icelandic village is brimming with stories and if you listen closely it might tell you a few tales. Perhaps the one about the prominent businessman who dreams in Latin and sacrifices a promising career for astronomy and old books.  Or perhaps you’ll hear the one about the policeman’s son, a sensitive boy who paints and carves birds and dreams of being an artist.  Or maybe the one about the wild, open-air sex with explosive consequences. Or the one about the big rock that can break the finely woven thread running between life and death…

Other credits
  • Production: Bersek Films - Silver screen - Pegasus Pictures
  • Coproduction: Polar Bear - Vilda Bomben
  • Script writers: Elfar Adalsteins
  • Photo: David Williamson
  • Music: Gunnar Tynes