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A Little Trip to Heaven

A film by: Baltasar Kormákur
Screenplay by: Baltasar Kormákur & Edward Martin Weinman (co-writer)
Produced by: Little trip Ltd for Blueeyes Productions and Palomar Pictures
Main cast: Forest Whitaker and Julia Stiles
World sales: Katapult Films Sales, USA

The film opened in Iceland on December 26, 2005 and received great reviews in the Icelandic media.

At the EDDA Awards in November 2006 the film received 2 awards:
  1. Cinematography of the Year: Ottar Gudnason
  2. Music: Mugison (for both A Little Trip to Heaven and Jar City)
To this date the film has received the following international awards and nominations:
  1. 2006 Critics Award at the Cognac Festival du Film Policier
  2. 2006 FIPRESCI Prize at the Gothenburg Film Festival
  3. Nominated for the 2006 Nordic Film Council Prize.
Synopsis:
After a suspicious fatal car accident in Hastings where the identity of the victim was forged, the Quality Life insurance company sends their smart investigator Abe Holt to identify the body. The unique beneficiary of the one million dollars death benefit is the sister of the victim, Isold, who lives with her son Thor and her husband Fred in a poor cabin in the middle of nowhere. Along the investigation, Abe discloses the truth about the fraud, but feels sorry for Isold and Thor and tries to help them with tragic consequences.
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