Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson on “Paris of the North”

Filled with deadpan humour and a brilliant soundtrack, Sigurðsson once again tells a story of two people forced together in isolated surroundings. Here Hugi, a teacher in a small village in the east of Iceland, receives a visit from his father, Veigar. While Hugi tries to discover what to do with this life – while […]

Icelandic world and European premieres at Karlovy Vary

Icelandic director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson’s second feature, Paris of the North, will have its world premiere in competition for the Crystal Globe at the 49thKarlovy Vary International Film Festival, which is unspooling in the Czech Republic from 4-12 July. Screening on 8 July, Sigurdsson’s follow-up to his award-winning Either Way (2011) is part of an Icelandic festival package that […]

PARIS OF THE NORTH in competition at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival – OF HORSES AND MEN will also play at the festival

Paris of the North, the new film from Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson (Either Way), has been selected for the main competition at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The festival, one of the oldest in the world, will take place in the spa town of Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic from July 4-12. This will […]