Secret Spell, The
Secret Spell, The

Secret Spell, The

Sveppi and Villi go on summer holiday to an old country hotel. Soon they realize a dark and beautiful secret concerning a ghost, a secret spell and a grumpy hotel manager.


Sveppi and Villi are going on vacation to an old hotel in the countryside where Sveppi's dad is going to write a book. Soon the two friends discover that the hotel is haunted and a dark, but beautiful secret lies behind everything. They team up with their friend Goi and embark on a quest to solve the mystery.

About the film

  • Type: Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date: September 10, 2010, Sambíó
  • Genre: Family, Comedy
  • Length: 81 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Algjör Sveppi og dularfulla hótelherbergið
  • International Title: Secret Spell, The
  • Production Year: 2010
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • IMDB: Secret Spell, The
  • Website:
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Production Format: HD 3D
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Screening format and subtitles: DCP with English sub. -



Company Credits


  • Nordic Film Festival at Vienna, 2011
  • Fünf-Seen-Filmfestival, Germany, 2011
  • Stockholm International Film Festival Junior, 2011
  • Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards, 2011 - Award: Nominated for Children's Material of the Year.

Cinema distribution

  • Iceland: Bíó Paradís, 2011

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