Guðný Halldórsdóttir

Guðný Halldórsdóttir (born 23 January 1954) is an Icelandic film director and screenwriter. She has directed eight films since 1984, including Under the Glacier and The Honour of the House.[1][2] She wrote the screenplay for 1986 comedy Stella í orlofi[3] and directed its 2002 sequel, Stella í framboði.[4] Her 2007 film The Quiet Storm was entered into the 30th Moscow International Film Festival.[5] Her father was writer and 1955 Nobel prize winner Halldór Laxness, while her mother was writer and textile designer Auður Laxness. Her son is rapper, actor and comedian Halldór Laxness Halldórsson, better known as Dóri DNA.[6]

Guðný Halldórsdóttir
Born (1954-01-23) 23 January 1954 (age 68)
Iceland
OccupationFilm director
Screenwriter
Years active1983–present
Parents
RelativesDóri DNA (son)

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Laxness í máli og myndum". Fréttablaðið (in Icelandic). 24 April 2006. p. 26. Retrieved 17 May 2022 – via Tímarit.is.  
  2. ^ Bryndís Kristjánsdóttir (9 March 1989). "Í svona stórmálum er hjónabandinu fleygt". Vikan (in Icelandic). pp. 20, 22. Retrieved 17 May 2022 – via Tímarit.is.  
  3. ^ Þröstur Haraldsson (1 September 1986). "Grínið verður að bíta pínulítið". Þjóðlíf (in Icelandic). pp. 34–36. Retrieved 17 May 2022 – via Tímarit.is.  
  4. ^ "Sigurgangan hjá Stellu - hrakfarirnar hjá Salómon". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 10 November 2002. p. B24. Retrieved 17 May 2022 – via Tímarit.is.  
  5. ^ "30th Moscow International Film Festival (2008)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 21 April 2013. Retrieved 2 June 2013.
  6. ^ Guðný Hrafnkelsdóttir (13 July 2008). "Ég er enginn Emil í Kattholti". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). pp. 20–21. Retrieved 17 May 2022 – via Tímarit.is.  

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