47:e festivalen 26 jan - 4 feb, 2024
47:e festivalen
26 Jan -
4 Feb, 2024

When the Light Breaks


On a long summer’s day in Reykjavik, the life of Una, a young art student, is turned upside down. From one sunset to another, when laughing turns into crying and beauty coexists with sorrow.

Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson
Screenwriter: Rúnar Rúnarsson
Producer: Heather Millard and Rúnar Rúnarsson
Production Company: Compass Films (IS), Halibut (IS), Revolver (NL), MP Film (HR), Eaux Vives Productions and Jour2Fête (FR)
Sales: The Party Film Sales

Supported by Icelandic Film Centre, Icelandic Film & Television reimbursement, Eurimages, Creative Europe MEDIA, Nordisk Film og TV Fond, The Netherlands Film Fund, The Netherlands Film Production Incentive, Croatian Audiovisual Centre, RÚV, YLE.

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