Heads on Sticks
Heads on Sticks

Heads on Sticks

When Sváfnir, a janitor at a shopping mall, finds a head in a trash bin the courting of his dream girl gets a bit complicated.


Sváfnir roams the hallways of a large shopping mall, normally occupied by thousands, sweeping and mopping up the mess of others. But at night Sváfnir is alone with himself. Alone with his thoughts and his dreams... or at least, that's what he thought. Confronting the creatures of sleep can proof perilous and Sváfnir needs to step lightly if he doesn't want to "lose a head".

About the film

  • Type: Short Film
  • National Premiere Date: September 27, 2010
  • International Premiere Date: September 27, 2010
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Length: 22 min. 40 sec.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Svefnrof
  • International Title: Heads on Sticks
  • Production Year: 2010
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • IMDB: Heads on Sticks
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: No
  • Production Format: HDV
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Stereo



Company Credits


  • Reykjavik International Film Festival, 2010
  • Nordisk Panorama, 2010
  • International Short Film Festival Tinklai, 2010

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