Happy Endings
Happy Endings

Happy Endings

Dennis is a lonely parking booth attendant who, after spending most of his life in solitude, begins to step outside his comfort zone and starts to frequent an erotic massage parlour. There he meets May, an ageing erotic masseuse. The two social outcasts form an unconventional bond but they find that their relationship and future is under immediate threat by May’s evil boss Papa Michael.

About the film

  • Type: Short Film
  • National Premiere Date: February 24, 2015, Bíó Paradís
  • International Premiere Date: August 23, 2014, Montreal World Film Festival
  • Genre: Drama
  • Length: 16 min.
  • Language: English
  • Original Title: Happy Endings
  • International Title: Happy Endings
  • Production Year: 2014
  • Production Countries: Iceland, Canada
  • IMDB: Happy Endings
  • Website:
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: No
  • Production Format: Canon C300
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Color: Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles: DCP, Blu-ray




  • Canada International Film Festival, Vancouver, 2016
  • Wiz Art - Lviv International Short Film Festival, 2016
  • NSI - National Screen Institute Online Festival, 2016
  • Jahorina Film Festival, 2016
  • Stockfish European Film Festival, 2015 - Award: Nominated for best Icelandic short film.
  • Atlanta Film Festival, 2015 - Award: Nominated for the Pink Peach award.
  • River Film Festival, Padova, Italy, 2015
  • Canadian Cinema Editors Awards, 2015 - Award: Nominated for Best Editing in a Student Film
  • Northern Wave Film Festival, 2015
  • Aarhus Independant Pixels Festival, 2015
  • Hamilton Film Festival, 2015
  • Montreal World Film Festival, 2014 - Award: Nominated for best Canadian student film.

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