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Director
Baltasar Kormakur

Filmography
Selected
2000 101 Reykjavík
2002 Hafið/ The Sea
2005 A Little Trip to Heaven
2006 Mýrin/Jar City
2008 Brúðguminn/White Night Wedding
2010 Inhale
2012 Contraband
2012 Djúpið/The Deep

Biography
He was born in Reykjavík. He studied drama at Iceland’s National Academy of Fine Arts, and has worked extensively as an actor, producer and director in theater and film. His first film, 101 Reykjavík, won the Discovery Award at the Toronto IFF. He was named as “one of the 10 most exciting new talents” in Variety, 2001. Currently, he is directing Run for Her Life, a US feature film, starring Diane Kruger and Sam Shepard.

Main Program

The Deep / Baltasar Kormakur

A modern-day everyman myth about the sole survivor of a shipwreck, whose superhuman will to survive made him both an inexplicable scientific phenomenon and a genuine national hero. Based on an astonishing, true incident that took place on the frigid seas off Iceland in 1984.


Director:Baltasar Kormakur
Script:Jón Atli Jónasson, Baltasar Kormákur, based on a play by Jón Atli Jónasson
Cinematography:Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson
Editing:Sverrir Kristjánsson, Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir
Sound:Kjartan Kjartansson, Ingvar Lundberg
Music:Ben Frost, Daníel Bjarnason
Art Direction:Gunnar Pálsson
Costumes:Helga Stefánsdóttir
With:Jóhann G. Jóhannsson (Palli), Ólafur Darri Ólafsson (Gulli), Björn Thors (Hannes), Stefán Hallur Stefánsson (Jón), Þorbjörg Helga Þorgilsdóttir (Lárus), Theódór Júlíusson (Gulli’s Father)
World Sales:Bac Films, France Franka Schwabe T. +33 1 5353 5252 F. +33 1 5353 0670 sales@bacfilms.fr www.bacfilms.com
Production Design:Atli Geir Grétarsson
Producer:Baltasar Kormákur, Agnes Johansen
Production:BlueEyes Productions Iceland T. +35 4 511 7060 F. +35 4 511 7061 blueeyes@blueeyes.is www.blueeyes.is
Production Country:Iceland-Norway
Co-production:Filmhuset Produksjoner AS (Norway)
Format:HDCAM Color
Duration:93'
Production Year:2012
European Premiere
Screening Schedule
JOHN CASSAVETES:Saturday, November 03, 2012 - 22:00 | ID:156
JOHN CASSAVETES:Sunday, November 04, 2012 - 15:00 | ID:253
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