A small town in a deep Icelandic fjord has been snowed in. A murder has been committed and the suspected killer is still in town, trapped by the raging storm along with the rest of the villagers. The local chief of police is determined to solve the case before the storm dies down and the killer has a chance to escape.

About the film

  • Type: TV Fiction
  • National Premiere Date: December 27, 2015
  • Genre: Drama, Detective
  • Length: 520 min.
  • Language: Icelandic, English
  • Original Title: Ófærð
  • International Title: Trapped
  • Production Year: 2015
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • Premiere TV Channel: RÚV
  • IMDB: Trapped
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles: DCP, HD for TV, English subtitles.



Company Credits


  • Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards, 2016 - Award: Special Effects of the year (Sigurjón F. Garðarsson, Daði Einarsson og RVX). Nominated for Supporting Actor of the year (Baltasar Breki Samper). Musical Score of the year (Jóhann Jóhannsson, Hildur Guðnadóttir og Rutger Hoedemækers).
  • Nordische Filmtage Lübeck, 2016
  • Toronto International Film Festival, 2015
  • Camerimage, 2015
  • Rome Film Fest, 2015

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