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Director: Baltasar Kormákur Run Time: 121 min. Release Year: 2024

Starring: Egill Ólafsson, Kōki, Masahiro Motoki, Pálmi Kormákur Baltasarsson, Sigurður Ingvarsson

Country: Iceland
Language: English, Japanese, Icelandic

About the film:

International Premiere, 2024 Sydney Film Festival

Soon after the break of the pandemic and realizing that his clock is ticking, widower Kristofer gets the urge to embark on a journey to try to find out what really happened when his Japanese girlfriend mysteriously vanished without a trace from London fifty years earlier. Based on the bestselling novel by Ólafur Jóhann Ólafsson, who also co-wrote the film.

a uniquely powerful, humane film about people rebounding from the rubble of devastating losses”

—Courtney Howard, Variety

About the filmmaker:

Baltasar Kormákur is an Icelandic actor, producer, and director who has worked in television, theatre, and film. In 2000, Kormákur wrote, directed, acted in, and produced the feature film 101 Reykjavik, which garnered international success, earned honors at the Edda Awards in Iceland for its outstanding adapted screenplay, and won the Discovery Award at the Toronto International Film Festival.

His following films—The Sea (2002), A Little Trip To Heaven (2005), Jar City (2006), and White Night Wedding (2008)—have all been very successful in Iceland and have won numerous international awards. Kormákur’s The Deep (2012) premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival and was Iceland’s official submission for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2013 Academy Awards. 

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