Dýrið

Lamb
Director
Valdimar Jóhannsson
Country
Iceland, Sweden, Poland
Year
2021
Genre
Fiction
Scriptwriters
Valdimar Jóhannsson, Sjón
Cast
Noomi Rapace, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Hilmir Snær Guðnason
Production
Go to Sheep, Spark Film and TV, Madants Sp. z o.o., Film i Väst, The Chimney Pot Sweden / Chimney, The Chimney Pot Poland Sp z o.o.
http://neweuropefilmsales.com/movies/lamb/

Storyline

An Icelandic couple live with their herd of sheep on a beautiful but remote farm. When they discover a mysterious newborn on their land, they decide to keep it and raise it as their own. This unexpected development, and the prospects of a new family, brings them much joy before ultimately destroying them.

Festivals & Academy awards and others

Festival de Cannes 2021
Un Certain Regard
Prize for Originality
Sitges Film Festival 2021
Official Section Competition
Best Feature Lenght Film
Best Actress Ex-aequo (Noomi Rapace)
Citizen Kane
Citizen Kane Award for Best New Direction (Valdimar Johánnsson)

European Film Awards (EFA) 2021
Nominated for European Discovery 2021 – Prix FIPRESCI