Spooks and Spirits (2013)

Director
Ágúst Guðmundsson

Main cast
Gísli Örn Garðarsson; Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir; Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir; Sigurður Sigurjónsson; Þórhallur Sigurðsson

Genres
Comedy, Family

Description
Ofeigur, the passed away father of Anna Sol walks again and starts to involve her life and her boyfriend, Ingi Brjann. The young couples are going to sell the house of the dead but Ofeigur is not very happy with that and tries to convince them not to do it. The intervention of the ghost is so irritating that Ingi Brjann tries to get him away by using methods from an old magic book.


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