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Huldufólk 102 (2006)

Beneath the quiet veneer of Iceland lies an invisible nation of Hidden People. This fascinating phenomenon, rarely discussed with outsiders, not only pervades Icelandic culture, but also ... See full summary »

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Nisha Inalsingh

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Nisha Inalsingh
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Beneath the quiet veneer of Iceland lies an invisible nation of Hidden People. This fascinating phenomenon, rarely discussed with outsiders, not only pervades Icelandic culture, but also impacts its infrastructure (e.g., road construction and buildings). This enlightening journey, through Iceland's celestial and mysterious environment, suspends one's state of reality-forcing you to question your own perceptual limitations and the mysteries of the natural world. Delving further into the stories of the hidden people, it is impossible not to consider the impact of the geographic position and isolation of this mysterious, celestial island of Iceland. Winter's darkness allows the dazzling and supernatural Northern Lights to pervade the country with its amorphous shapes; casting brilliant colors of yellow, pink, and green downward to the land below. Black lava rocks, green mossy rocks, geysers, volcanoes, and glaciers all play their role in this mystical landscape, where the wind, snow and ... Written by Nisha Inalsingh

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An invisible nation, living in a surreal landscape. Don't limit your eyes to what you can see.

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Fairy tales, nature, and physics -- all in one!
16 May 2013 | by aruna-2See all my reviews

I just loved this film, and every time I see it, I learn something new. At first I thought this would be about children's stories, but the doc evolved into so much more. I loved learning about the importance of nature to the Icelanders and how that manifested into respect for both paganism and Christianity. And then, when the story line moves into, "just because you can't see something, doesn't mean it doesn't exist", it pushed everything to a whole different level. It reminded me a bit of the film "Contact" with Jody Foster. There's science, nature, and faith -- three things that are undeniably intertwined. Anyway, I think this is a must see ... it will open your eyes on so many different levels!!


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5 April 2006 (USA) See more »

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Iceland

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$70,000 (estimated)
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