Graves & Bones
Graves & Bones

Graves & Bones

Gunnar and his wife, Sonja, inherit a house in the countryside. Soon after they take possession of it, strange things begin to happen, things that jeopardize not only their marriage but their lives.


Gunnar and Sonja are a married couple that had it all, money,love and a beautiful daughter. But after the death of their daughter their world falls apart. To make things worse Gunnar is in the middle of a trial, being charged with illegal sales and purchase on behalf of his company. When Gunnar and Sonja foster Gunnar's niece Perla, the couple take on a weekend journey to pick up Perla, who is staying at a remote house in the Icelandic country side where she lost both of her parents in a horrible way. When Gunnar and Sonja arrive at the house strange things start to happen. Perla seems to have an influence on Sonja that makes Sonja want to move to the remote house. But Gunnar can't stand being there with sleepless nights, mysterious people visiting them and strange things happening while their stay at the house. All this is too much for Gunnar and the queston is can Gunnar stay at the house for a whole weekend or will he lose his mind? Is Gunnar the man Sonja thinks he is?

About the film

  • Type: Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date: October 31, 2014, Smárabíó
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Length: 89 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Grafir & bein
  • International Title: Graves & Bones
  • Production Year: 2014
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • IMDB: Graves & Bones
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Production Format: RED
  • Color: Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles: DCP, English subtitles



Company Credits


  • Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards, 2015 - Award: Nominated for Supporting Actor of the year (Magnús Jónsson). Nominated for Leading Actress of the year (Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir).
  • Íslensk kvikmyndahátíð, Nuuk, 2015

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