Resourceful Girl, The
Resourceful Girl, The

Resourceful Girl, The

Erla, a 10 year old girl, meets a boy who turns out to be an invisible elf. Together they go searching for the big trolls, the only ones able to cure Erla's father, who's just been turned to stone.


A story of a ten year old girl, Erla, who finds a flute nobody else can hear and meets a boy nobody else can see. The boy turns out to be an elf who tells her that a spell has been cast on her father. Much to Erla's horror, her father is turned to stone when he's moving rocks around in the park, looking for worms. Erla's new found friend is the only one who can guide her on a search for a magic egg possessed by the big trolls in the mountains and said to be the only remedy for people who have been turned to stone.

About the film

  • Type: Short Film
  • National Premiere Date: January 1, 1995
  • Genre: Family
  • Length: 28 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Ráðagóða stelpan
  • International Title: Resourceful Girl, The
  • Production Year: 1995
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Based on a : Short story
  • Production Format: 35mm
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1



Company Credits

Television distribution

  • Iceland: RÚV, 1997
  • Iceland: RÚV, 1998

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