Cold Light

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Cold Light
Cold Light
Directed by Hilmar Oddsson
Produced by Mike Downey
Sam Taylor
Kate Barry
Helga Bähr
Jóna Finnsdóttir
Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
Anna María Karlsdóttir
Hilmar Oddsson
Zorana Piggott
Egil Ødegård
Written by Vigdís Grímsdóttir
Hilmar Oddsson
Freyr Thor
Freyr Þormóðsson
Distributed by Film and Music Entertainment
Icelandic Film
Filmhuset AS
Lichtblick Film-und Fernsehproduktion (I)
Invicta Capital
íslenska Kvikmyndasamsteypan

Cold Light[1] (Icelandic: Kaldaljós) is a 2004 Icelandic film directed by Hilmar Oddsson.

Plot[edit]

Cast[edit]

  • Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson as Older Grímur
  • Unnur Ösp Stefánsdóttir as Woman in reception
  • Ruth Olafsdottir as Linda
  • Steinunn Harðardóttir as Svava
  • Borghildur Thors as Woman in a window
  • Áslákur Ingvarsson as Young Grímur
  • Katla M. Þorgeirsdóttir as Lára
  • Helga Braga Jónsdóttir as Guðbjörg
  • Snæfríður Ingvarsdóttir as Gottína
  • Kristbjörg Kjeld as Álfrún
  • Thórey Sigthórsdóttir as Thóra, Grimur's mother
  • Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir as Anna
  • Marta Nordal as Woman at the exhibition
  • Elís Philip William Scobie as Young Tumi
  • Björn Hlynur Haraldsson as Indriði
  • Valdimar Örn Flygenring as Pabbi Grims (Hermundur)
  • Christine Carr as Thorbjörg
  • Jóhann Sigurðarson as Stranger
  • Vilborg Halldórsdóttir as Woman on a pier
  • Hilmar Jonsson as Older Tumi (as Hilmar Jónsson)
  • Edda Heidrún Backman as Birna, Tumi's Mother
  • Hilmar Oddsson as Tumi's Father
  • Bjarney Ólafsdóttir as Myndlistanemandi
  • Bjarni Massi as Myndlistanemandi
  • Björn Halldór Helgason as Myndlistanemandi
  • Elín Guðmundsdóttir as Myndlistanemandi
  • Guðmundur Thoroddsen as Myndlistanemandi
  • Gunnar Már Pétursson as Myndlistanemandi
  • Hörn Harðardóttir as Myndlistanemandi
  • Íris Eggertsdóttir as Myndlistanemandi
  • Jóhanna Helga Þorkelsdóttir as Myndlistanemandi
  • Ólafur Þór Jóhannesson as Myndlistanemandi
  • Rebekka Ragnarsdóttir as Myndlistanemandi
  • Bjarni Friðrik Jóhannsson as Himself (Singapore Sling)
  • Einar Þór Kristjánsson as Himself (Singapore Sling)
  • Helgi Örn Pétursson as Himself (Singapore Sling)
  • Henrik Baldvin Björnsson as Himself
  • Sigurður Magnús Finnsson as Himself (Singapore Sling)
  • Þorgeir Guðmundsson as Himself

Released[edit]

Cold Light[2] was released on 26 September 2005.

Awards[edit]

It was Iceland's submission to the 77th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.[3][4]

Edda Awards in Iceland[5]

In 2004 Cold Light won the Edda Awards in Iceland for ‘Best Film’, ‘Actor or Actress of the Year’ (Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson), ‘Supporting Actor or Supporting Actress of the Year’ (Kristbjörg Kjeld), ‘Director of the Year’ (Hilmar Oddsson) and ‘Professional Category: Sound/Vision’ (Sigurður Sverrir Pálsson, for the cinematographer). They were nominated at the Edda Awards in Iceland for ‘Actor or Actress of the Year’ (Áslákur Ingvarsson), ‘Supporting Actor or Supporting Actress of the Year’ (Helga Braga Jónsdóttir) and ‘Supporting Actor or Supporting Actress of the Year’ (Snæfríður Ingvarsdóttir).

European Films Awards

In 2004 at the European Films Awards, Cold Light was nominated for the Audience Award for the ‘Best Director’ for Hilmar Oddisson. It was nominated for the Audience Award for ‘Best Acrtor’ (Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson).

Festróia International Film Festival

Festróia International Film Festival in 2004, Cold Light won a Silver Dolphin for ‘Best Actor’ (Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson). It also won the ‘Prize of the City of Setubal (Hilmar Oddsson) and it was nominated for the Golden Dolphin award for (Hilmar Oddsson).

Mar del Plata Film Festival

In 2004, Cold Light won the ‘SIGNIS Award’ for (Hilmar Oddsson). It was also nominated for ‘Best Film’ (Hilmar Oddsson).

Verona Love Screens Film Festival

In 2005, at the Verona Love Screens Film Festival, Cold Light won the ‘Audience Award’ for (Hilmar Oddsson). They won ‘Best Artistic Contribution’ for Best Cinematography (Sigurður Sverrir Pálsson) and they won ‘Best Film’ (Hilmar Oddsson).


References[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rehlin, Gunnar. "Review: ‘Cold Light’". Variety. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Marshall, Lee. "Cold Light (Kaldaljos)". Screen Daily. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "50 Countries in Competition for Oscar". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 2004-10-22. Retrieved 2008-07-09. [dead link]
  4. ^ "2005 Oscars 77th Academy Awards Nominees". Yahoo! Movies. 2005-01-25. Retrieved 2008-07-09. 
  5. ^ "EDDA WINNERS 2004". Icelandic Film Centre. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 

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