The Sunlit Night

Character: Olyana

Directed by: David Wnendt

Written by: Rebecca Dinerstein (novel)

Produced by: Jenny Slate, Fabian Gasmia, Ruben Thorkildsen, Michael B. Clark, Alex Turtletaub

Cast Members: Jenny Slate, Alex Sharp, Zach Galifianakis, Jessica Hecht

Released date: January 26, 2019 (Sundance Film Festival)

Genre: Romance

Set between New York City and the far north of Norway, The Sunlit Night follows American painter Frances and émigré Yasha as an unlikely pair who find each other in the Arctic circle. Frances has arrived to jumpstart her career while Yasha has come to bury his father in the land of the Vikings. Together under a sun that never quite sets, they bury the past and discover the future, and family, they didn't know they had.