Local computer animation company GunHil Ltd. recently sold the rights of their film Ploe: You Never Fly Alone to some 30 countries at the ongoing Cannes film festival, mbl and Vísir report.
The film tells the story of a golden plover chick, a common bird in Iceland, and its struggle to survive among bigger predators and make do in a world that it does not fully understand. The script by Friðrik Erlingsson has been described as a coming of age story and praised for its Aesopian tones as the plover comes to terms with not being a harbinger of spring but a survivor of the long winter.
The film, which has yet to be realized, has an estimated production cost of 1.3 billion krónur. It will be produced in Iceland and Germany and is expected to premier at the end of 2015.
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