Ljósband Filmworks

A Man Apart

1973, the Vietnam War is coming to a close as the world buckles underneath new attitudes and changing priorities. Far from the din of history, in a small village in the south of Iceland, a young man falls for a soldier at the nearby US army base.

Original title: Bóbó
Genre: Drama (short)
Language: Icelandic

Director: Barði Guðmundsson
Scriptwriter: Barði Guðmundsson
Producers: Anna María Karlsdóttir and Hrönn Kristinsdóttir
Co-Producer: Barði Guðmundsson
Main cast: Einar Aðalsteinsson, Helga Braga Jónsdóttir, Sertan Sandersson, Gudrún Ásmundsdóttir, Árni Pétur Gudjónsson, Rósa Gudný Thorsdóttir. Magnea B. Valdimarsdóttir.

DOP: Ásgrímur Guðbjartsson
Editor: Stefanía Thors
1st AD: Fahad Jabali
Set Design: Erik Hirt
Costumes: Elín Reynisdóttir
Make up: Kristín J. Kristjánsdóttir
Production Sound: Árni Gústafsson

Production company: Ljósband ehf.
International sales & distribution: Ljósband ehf.
Country: Iceland
Sound: Dolby
Length: 15 min
Screening format: DCP and Digi Beta
Recording format: Digital (Red ONE)
Status: In Post-Production

Scheduled delivery August 2012

The sea gave a stellar performance

The film is set in the early 70's

Helga Braga Jónsdóttir and Einar Aðalsteinsson, playing mother and son, being directed/harassed by writer and director Barði Guðmundsson