Spell

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    Spell

    Directed by

    Iceland, USA

    2018

    87 min

    • English

    Comedy drama, Thriller

    Following the unexpected death of his fiancee, an American illustrator embarks on a soul-searching journey across the isolated Icelandic countryside, only to become drawn into a supernatural world of ancient runes and secrets -- unless it's all in his head.

    Awards

    • Best Cinematography - Woodstock FF
    • Awards Nightfall Special Jury Prize, Ensemble Cast - Los Angeles FF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Barak Hardley
    Jackie Tohn
    Magnus Jonsson
    Birna Run Eiriksdottir
    Tom Wright
    Stacey Moseley
    Screenplay
    Barak Hardley
    Cinematography
    Eric Bader
    Editing
    Sam Fuller
    Music
    Patrick Stump
    Sales
    VISIT FILMS
    Production
    CRUSH PICTURES

    Press

    "Imaginatively crafted (...) Spellbinding cinematography plus good, quirky performances make Walter's debut worth seeing."

    Free Press

    Brendan Walter

    Brendan Walter

    USA

    Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Brendan Walter attended Drexel University for one year and was one of 32 students sued by the RIAA in its first round file-sharing suits. He dropped out of school to begin touring and releasing records with the band Valencia from 2004 - 2011, when the band took an indefinite hiatus. Shortly there after, he moved to New York City to pursue a career in creative direction on the other side of music. He took a job at Crush Music and began overseeing creative work for their roster of artists. Since then he has moved on to film and TV with the launch of Crush Pictures in 2017 with partner Jon Lullo. His feature SPELL premiered at the Los Angeles FF.