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The Sea

The Sea

A Feature film by Baltasar Kormakur

Produced by Emotion Pictures (monfilm productions)

Release in France : 26/03/2003

    Synopsis

    Feeling his strength declining, Thordur, the old, feared and respected head of his family, invites his children to come back to the village ; he wants to set his affairs in order : their mother's inheritance and also the business of the family company "the work of his life" which has made him one of the most powerful men in this small Icelandic fishing community. The family gathering will not go off as everyone is expecting or hoping. The ghosts will surface.

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Emotion Pictures (monfilm productions)

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pyramide International

    Foreign production companies :

    Blue Eyes Productions, Filmhuset

    French distribution :

    Pyramide Distribution

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    International releases (9)

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    Photos (5)

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producer :

    Jean-François Fonlupt

    Director of Photography :

    Jean-Louis Vialard

    Production manager :

    Agnès Johansen

    Editor :

    Valdis Oskarsdottir

    Music Composer :

    Jon Asgeirsson

    Screenwriters :

    Baltasar Kormakur, Olafur Haukur Simonarson

    Sound Recordist :

    Kjartan Kjartansson

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Robert Schlockoff

    Production Designer :

    Tonie Zetterstrom

    Costume designer :

    Thorunn Elisabet Sveinsdottir

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    English, Icelandic

    Coproducer countries :

    Iceland, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Iceland, France)

    Production year :

    2002

    French release :

    26/03/2003

    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    104.146

    Visa issue date :

    24/10/2002

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD

    Posters (1)

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    Festival Selections (4)

    Sydney - Film Festival - 2003

    Sydney - Film Festival (Australia, 2003)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    TIFF - 2002

    TIFF (Canada, 2002)

    Selection

    Contemporary World Cinema

    Cannes Film Market - 2002

    Cannes Film Market (France, 2002)

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