A student in politics, Jón, is covering for his friend from school as an assistant in the kitchen of a remotely situated home for the disabled for one weekend. Strange working procedures at the home come to Jón´s attention. Disputes seem to be resolved by a secret voting and Jón thinks democracy is threatened. But all is not what it seems.

About the film

  • Type: Short Film
  • Length: 13 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Góður staður
  • International Title: Utopia
  • Production Year: 2010
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • Website:
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Production Format: RED
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Dolby Digital



Company Credits


  • Festival Tous Courts, Aix-en-Provence, Frakklandi, 2015
  • Interfilm Berlin, International Short Film Festival, Berlin, Germany, 2012
  • Prague Short Film Festival, Czech Republic, 2012
  • Art Filmfest, Slovakia, 2011
  • Nordisk Panorama, 2011
  • Base-Court Short Film Festival, 2011
  • International Short Film Festival Leuven, 2011

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