Secret Spell, The

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
  • Original Title
    Algjör Sveppi og dularfulla hótelherbergið
  • International Title
    Secret Spell, The
  • Production Year
  • Production Countries
  • IMDB
  • Website
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
  • Production Format
    HD 3D
  • Aspect Ratio
  • Color
  • Sound
    Dolby Digital
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP with English sub. -

Company Credits


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

Cinema distribution

  • Iceland
    Bíó Paradís, 2011