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Baldvin Z

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Original title Hótel Jörð
DIRECTOR Baldvin Z
PRODUCER Ingvar Þórðarson, Júlíus Kemp
DOP Katrín Björk
SCRIPT Baldvin Z
SOUND Friðfinnur Sigurðsson
MUSIC Íris Kjaernested
EDITOR Baldvin Z, Marteinn Einarsson
CO-PRODUCER Baldvin Z, Viðar Garðarsson, Íris Kjaernested, Marteinn Einarsson
RELEASE 2008
LENGTH 10
GENRE Drama
CAST Kristín María Brink, Sóllilja Baltasarsdóttir, Aron Brink, Kjartan Ragnarsson

Synopsis

Three children take their grandfather to the graveyard to visit their dead grandmother. When they find out that grandfather is tired of living and is actually waiting to die the children get confused, especially the youngest one. Granfather has to find a way to explain to her that death is not the worst thing in the world, which starts a chain of bizarre events. This becomes a learning full experience for the youngest one, even though it leads to a tragic ending.

Director

Baldvin Zophoníasson (1978) is a film maker from Iceland. He began in film when he was quite young and supplemented his film education in Norway and Denmark. He first worked as a freelance cameraman, editor and producer for Icelandic TV companies. He gradually became interested in making commercials and music videos, and has also created several short films. His feature debut is the dramatic film Jitters (Óroi, 2010).
 

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