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Sealskin

    Sealskin / Selshamurinn

    Iceland, 14', 2020

    age recommendation: 8+

    Five-year-old Sol and her father live in an isolated house by the sea. Sol spends lonely days with her imagination while her father, a composer, struggles with his music. When Sol senses that her father is burdened by sorrow, she finds solace in an old Icelandic folk tale.

    Ugla Hauksdóttir

    She was born in Reykjavík in 1989. She graduated from Columbia University in 2016 and won DGA (Director’s Guild of America) – Best Woman Student Filmmaker Winner - for her graduation film "How Far She Went". Ugla also directed three episodes of Baltasar Kormákur´s TV series "Trapped" season 2, two episodes of the Amazon´s TV series "Hanna" and was recently attached to direct two episodes in the Amazon TV series "The Power".


    Cast & Crew

    • direction: Ugla Hauksdóttir
    • screenplay: Ugla Hauksdóttir
    • cinematography: Markus Englmair
    • editing: Sigurður Eyþórsson
    • music: Herdís Stefánsdóttir
    • sound: Sindri Þór Kárason
    • cast:  Bríet Sóley Valgeirsdóttir, Björn Thors, Sigríður Soffía Níelsdóttir
    • producer:  Anton Máni Svansson
    • production company: Join Motion Pictures
    • original language:  Icelandic

    filmography

    • How Far She Went (2017)
    • Salt (2014)
    • Vera (2011)
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