Rotterdam Films

Rijneke & van Leeuwaarden

A Letter To Helga (Svar við bréfi Helgu)

Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir

Worldpremiere Tallinn Black Night 2022, Göteborg FF 2023, Seattle IFF 2023.


Director: Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir.
Screenwriters: Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir, Bergsveinn Birgisson, Ottó G. Borg.
Cast: Hera Hilmar, Thorvaldur Kristjansson, Anita Briem, Bjorn Thors.
Country: IS/NL.
Produced by Zik Zak Filmworks and Vintage Pictures IS.
Co producer: Rotterdam Films.
Status: Completed.
Sort: Feature-length film. Duration: 112 min.
Genre: Drama.
Language: Icelandic.
Sales: Iclandic Film Center.

about the director

Ása Hjörleifsdóttir is an Icelandic writer and director, born in 1984. She graduated from the Columbia University Film MFA program with her thesis film ÁSTARSAGA (“Love Story”), a 2013 finalist for the Student Academy Awards. After her critically acclaimed first feature film THE SWAN (premiere TIFF 2017), Ása is now in production on her second film, an adaptation of the novel Reply to a Letter From Helga by Bergsveinn Birgisson.