And Breathe NormallyAnd Breathe Normally

by Ísold Uggadóttir

And Breathe Normally

Synopsis

At the edge of Iceland's Reykjanes peninsula, two women's lives will intersect - for a brief moment - while being trapped by unforeseen circumstances. Between a struggling single Icelandic mother, and a political asylum seeker from Africa, an intimate bond will form as both fights to get their lives back on track.

Director

DIRECTOR'S BIOGRAPHY:
Ísold Uggadóttir is a scriptwriter and director from Iceland. Uggadóttir holds a master degree in film directing from Columbia University in New York, where she was awarded as Best Female Director. Her award-winning short films have screened at over 100 festivals, including Telluride, Sundance and New Directors / New Films at MoMA and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. She has been honored with six nominations for the Icelandic Academy Awards, winning twice for Best Short Film in addition to multiple festival awards. Screen International named Ísold "one of the rising stars of Icelandic film."And Breathe Normally marks her feature film debut.

DIRECTOR'S FILMOGRAPHY:
2017 - And Breathe Normally (Andið eðlilega)
2012 - Revolution Reykjavik (Short Film)
2010 - Clean (Short Film)
2009 - Committed (Short Film)
2006 - Family Reunion (Short Film)

Cast

Kristín Thóra Haraldsdóttir - Lára
Babetida Sadjo - Adja
Patrik Nökkvi Pétursson - Eldar

Crew

scriptwriter/director Ísold Uggadóttir
director of photography Ita Zbroniec-Zaj

production designer Marta Luiza Macuga
editor Frédérique Broos

costume designer Eva Vala Guðjónsdóttir
hair & make up Kristín Júlla Kristjánsdóttir
sound Frédéric Meert, Emmanuel de Boissieu
music Gísli Galdur
casting Tinna Hrafnsdóttir
production companies Zik Zak Filmworks, Entre Chien et Loup, Cinenic Film, Pegasus Pictures, Skot Productions
co-producers Diana Elbaum, Annika Hellström, Lilja Ósk Snorradóttir, Ísold Uggadóttir, Inga Lind Karlsdóttir, Birna Anna Björnsdóttir
producer Skúli Malmquist

Technical Data

format DCP / colour / 5.1
length 100 min.
original languages Icelandic, English, Creole


original title Andið eðlilega

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