Einar, a charismatic history teacher is committed to a remote mental asylum in Iceland. During the bank holiday weekend he initiates an uprising that transforms into a proper revolution where the lunatics literally take over the asylum.
Two childhood friends decide to drive around Iceland in reverse. Soon after their trip starts they find out that this was perhaps not the best idea in the world. Nothing goes as planned and almost everything goes wrong.
Davíd Óskar Ólafsson,
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson,
Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson,
Salome R. Gunnarsdottir
Karitas is a single mother of four who desperately tries to make ends meet. Fighting a losing battle with her ex-husband for custody over her three daughters, she's oblivious to what's ... See full summary »
Gísli Örn Garðarsson,
Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir,
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson
An art-house comedy about an ordinary family running the unusual business of elf tourism and spiritual sessions. Their house is built around an elf stone, which is sacred to the wife Lara, ... See full summary »
From the same guys that brought us the Næturvaktin (The Night Shift), Dagvaktin (The Day Shift) and Fangavaktin (The Prison Shift) series, Heimsendir (World's End) is an epic 9 part mini-series about a remote mental asylum in Iceland in the year 1992. Einar, a charismatic history teacher is committed there and starts to question the system and the methods used to contain the inmates. During the bank holiday weekend he initiates an uprising that transforms into a proper revolution where the lunatics literally take over the asylum, draft up a new constitution and create a small independent democracy. But before long they find out the true price of freedom. Written by