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HEMMA (Home) nominated for Icelandic Film Awards EDDAN

Swedish/Icelandic Romantic Drama and Award Winning Feature HEMMA (Home) by Maximilian Hult, has been nominated for Icelandic Film Awards EDDAN in the Categories Best Director – Maximilian Hult and Best Editing – Valdís Óskarsdóttir and Sigurður Eyþórsson. HEMMA was shot in Iceland in the summer of 2012, with support from the Icelandic Film Centre and a wonderful mixture of Swedish and Icelandic Cast & Team. HEMMA. The film is produced by  Swedish Producers Anna G Magnúsdóttir & Anders Granström and Co-produced by Icelandic Guðrún Edda Þórhannesdóttir & Friðrik Þór Friðriksson.

Earlier the film has been awarded The South Korean Busan Audience Bank Award, Opening Film at Mannheim Heidelberg, Eucomenical Award as Best film in Mannheim-Heidelberg, Grand Prix Best Film Febio Fest Prague, Best Male Actor Erik Lundqvist at Peace & Love Film Festival Sweden and Guldbagge for Best Female Supporting Role Anita Wall.

 

 

Valdís Óskarsdóttir Valdís Óskarsdóttir

Maximilian-2stor Maximilian Hult

 

Foto: Vilhelm Stokstad/TT Anita Wall

Hemma_KP_022 Erik Lundqvist

HEMMA (Home) releases in Icelandic Cinemas!

Maximilian Hults romantic drama HEMMA (Home) will be released in Icelandic cinemas Friday the 24th of October 2014. The film was shot in Iceland the summer och 2012 with support from the Icelandic Film Centre and Ministry of Industry and with a large Icelandic participation both in front of and behind the camera. So it’s a pleasant reunion that takes in Iceland Friday the 24th of Oct.

Hemma premiererd Internationally at Busan International Film Festival, where it competed and won the  Busan Bank Audience Award, as best international film. Form then on it took part and competed at various other international film festivals with good results.  Hemma was released in Swedish cinemas on July 11th 2014 in 23 cities and 27 screens and was very well received by both critics and audiences.

Of Horses and Men to Sweden

Movieboosters AB accquires Icelandic country romance Of Horses and Men (Hross í oss) about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. Directed by debuting Benedikt Erlingsson and produced by veteran Fridrik Thor Fridriksson, the film has been selected for festivals alla over the world and is laden with international awards. Swedish audiences can expect to see this amazingly popular film in the fall 2014.