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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2013 - 19.28 July

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2013

A seven-year-old boy accidentally interrupts his older brother’s suicide attempt. His brother makes him promise not to tell their parents. Their relationship becomes really tense.


Un bambino di sette anni interrompe il tentativo di suicidio del fratello maggiore. Il fratello gli fa promettere di non dire niente ai genitori. Il rapporto tra i due diventa molto teso.



Original Title Whale Valley
Category Official Competition
Section Generator +18
Tipology Short Film, Fiction
Duration 15’
Production Year 2013
Nationality Denmark, Iceland
Directed by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson
Screenplay Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson
Main cast Ágúst Örn B. Wigum
Einar Jóhann Valsson
Produced by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, Anton Máni Svanss



HvalfjordGuðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson
Born in Reykjavik, Iceland, 1982. Guðmundur graduated in Fine Art from the Icelandic Art Academy. Then he moved to Denmark where he studied screenwriting. Now he lives in Copenhagen and works both there and in Iceland as a filmmaker and a part time teacher in screenwriting, directing and fine art. He directed five short films: HIDEBOUND (2005), JEFFREY & BETH (2008), MALOU (2011), ÁRTÚN (2012), WHALE VALLEY (2013).


Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson
È nato a Reykjavik, in Islanda, nel 1982. Guðmundur si laurea in Belle Arti alla Icelandic Art Academy. In seguito si trasferisce in Danimarca dove studia sceneggiatura. Attualmente vive a Copenhagen e lavora tra Danimarca e Islanda come regista e insegnante part-time di sceneggiatura, regia e arte. Ha diretto cinque cortometraggi: HIDEBOUND (2005), JEFFREY & BETH (2008), MALOU (2011), ÁRTÚN (2012), WHALE VALLEY (2013).





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