Here's a fascinating 2006 documentary about contemporary Icelandic belief in elves, or Huldufolk (hidden people). I'd heard the stories about roads being diverted round rocks because elves lived there - turns out it's true. Watch the full movie here, trailer below. Thanks to Chas Clifton for sharing. Great soundtrack too.


  1. Fascinating! Thanks for sharing that :) Have you seen the Fairy Faith documentary? If you haven't I'm sure you'd find it very interesting too.

    Here's the first link that showed up in the search results for it...



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