October 28, 2016
We are thrilled to add yet another strong genre film to our slate in the shape of Icelandic horror/thriller, I REMEMBER YOU directed by Oskar Thór Axelsson and based on the bestseller by icelandic crime writer Yrsa Sigurdardottir.
I REMEMBER YOU is Oskar Thór Axelsson second feature film, his debut feature, crime thriller BLACK’S GAME (2013) was a huge international success which received praise both from critics and in the festival circuit.
The film stars Thor Kristjansson (REYKJAVIK WHALE WATCHING MASSACRE, 2009; BLACK’S GAME, 2012; DRACULA UNTOLD, 2014), Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir (CITY STATE, 2011; BRAVE MEN’S BLOOD, 2014) and Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson (BLACK'S GAME, 2012; NOAH, 2014; THE LAST KNGDOM, 2015; GAME OF THRONES, 2016), among others.
“After having worked with Oskar Thór Axelsson’s debut feature Black’s Game, we look forward to once again be working with him and ZikZak Filmworks on his 2nd feature film. We have great expectations for I REMEMBER YOU and we are certain it will to do well both sales and festival wise”, says Susan Wendt, Head of Sales at TrustNordisk.
An older lady hangs herself inside a church in the remote Westfjords of Iceland. Via her suicide letter the new psychiatrist in town finds out that she was obsessed with the disappearance of his 8-year-old son, who vanished without a trace three years earlier. Across the bay to the north in an abandoned village, three city dwellers are restoring a house, strange things start happening and they realize the house is haunted. The two stories slowly intervene and it turns out that a child named Bernodus who vanished under mysterious circumstances some 60 years earlier is the connecting link.
I REMEMBER YOU is produced by Joni Sighvatsson, Thor Sigurjonsson, Skuli Malmquist and Chris Briggs for Zik Zak Filmworks in co-production with Ape & Björn Norway (Ruben Thirkildsen) and Maze Pictures in Germany. With Support from The Icelandic Film Centre and The Norwegian Film Institute.
TrustNordisk will start preselling the film at AFM, where a promo of the film will be shown.
I REMEMBER YOU is expected ready for Q2 2017.
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