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by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson


Hugi is a teacher in a small and remote village in the east of iceland (population 169). He is quite content by himself among the mountains, which surround the quite village where hardly anyone walks the streets. But has he withdrawn too far? When Hugi receives a phone call from his estranged father announcing his arrival he is not too pleased. But after consulting with his AA-sponser, Hugi, decides to welcome him. Something he immediately regrets.

international title: Paris of the North
original title: Paris of the North
country: Iceland, France, Denmark
sales agent: Pascale Ramonda Paris
year: 2014
genre: fiction
directed by: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson
film run: 98'
release date: FR 25/03/2015
screenplay: Huldar Breiðfjörð
cast: Björn Thors, Helgi Björnsson, Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir
cinematography by: Magni Ágústsson
film editing: Kristján Loðmfjörð
art director: Halfdan Pedersen
producer: Sindri Páll Kjartansson, Thor Sigurjonsson
co-producer: Jacob Jarek, Ditte Milsted
production: Zik Zak Filmworks, Arizona Films Productions, Profile Pictures
backing: Icelandinc Film Centre, Eurimages
distributor: Kulturprojektor - Agentur & Verleih
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