Magazine article Screen International

Breaking Glass Acquires Icelandic Drama 'Heartsone'

Magazine article Screen International

Breaking Glass Acquires Icelandic Drama 'Heartsone'

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The LGBT coming-of-age tale received its US premiere at the Chicago International Film Festival where it won the Q Hugo Award, and screened in Toronto, Palm Springs and Goteborg, where it received the Lorens Award.

Heartsone takes place in a remote fishing village in Iceland where teenagers Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl and the other discovers feelings toward his best friend.

When summer ends and weather turns colder, the youngsters must start to face up to adulthood.

Breaking Glass plans a limited theatrical release followed by VOD and DVD in the third quarter.

"Director Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson's debut feature Heartstone is a stunning film about the sexual awakening of two teenage boys, and the incredibly beautiful, yet harsh conditions of Iceland provide a magnificent setting for this very moving coming-of-age tale," Breaking Glass co-president Richard Ross said. …

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