Ljósband Filmworks

Summer Children

EYDÍS and KÁRI are only six years old when their parents’ marriage breaks up. As their newly single mother struggles to find her feet following the separation, the twins are sent for a temporary stay at a children’s home. A stay that turns out to be longer than they had ever expected.

Original title: Sumarbörn (working title)
Genre: Drama
Language: Icelandic
Director: Guðrún Ragnarsdóttir
Scriptwriter: Guðrún Ragnarsdóttir
Main cast: TBC

Producer(s): Hrönn Kristinsdóttir, Anna María Karlsdóttir
Production company: Ljósband ehf.
National sales & distribution: Sena hf
International sales & distribution: Ljósband ehf.
Country: Iceland
Sound: Dolby
Length: 90 minutes
Screening format: DCP
Production format: Video
Status: In Pre-Production
Scheduled to shoot Summer 2013
Scheduled delivery Spring 2014

Guðrún Ragnarsdóttir, writer and director. Her beautiful but harrowing script is largely autobiographical.