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Rams

Rams is a tragicomedy about two brothers in their sixties who live side by side on sheep farms in a secluded valley. When a lethal disease is detected in one of their stock, all the sheep in the valley need to be put down. The brothers, who haven’t spoken in forty years, are now forced to communicate.

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About the film

  • Type
    Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date
    May 28, 2015, Háskólabíó
  • International Premiere Date
    May 15, 2015, Cannes Film Festival - Un Certain Regard
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Length
    90 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Hrútar
  • International Title
    Rams
  • Production Year
    2015
  • Production Countries
    Iceland, Denmark
  • IMDB
  • Website
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Color
    Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP, English subtitles

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2016
    Palm Springs International Film Festival
  • 2016
    Tromsø International Film Festival
  • 2016
    Chennai International Film Festival
  • 2016
    Scandinavian Film Festival LA, Los Angeles
  • 2016
    Chennai International Film Festival, Indlandi
  • 2016
    Pune International Film Festival, Indland
  • 2016
    Bengaluru International Film Festival, Indland
  • 2016
    International Film Festival of Kerala, Indland
  • 2016
    Islandske filmdage 2016, Kaupmannahöfn
  • 2016
    Sofia International Film Festival, Búlgaría
  • 2016
    Hong Kong International Film Festival
  • 2016
    Beijing International Film Festival
  • 2016
    Isländska Filmdagar på Zita Stockholm
  • 2016
    Shanghai International Film Festival
  • 2016
    Cool Connections, Moskva, Rússland
  • 2016
    Edda Awards
  • 2015
    Nordische Filmtage Lübeck
  • 2015
    Pau Film Festival - Award: Bleu Bearn Audience Prize.
  • 2015
    Ljubljana International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Denver Film Festival
  • 2015
    International Film Festival of India - Goa
  • 2015
    Algiers International Film Festival - Award: Won the Grand Prize.
  • 2015
    Cannes Film Festival - Un Certain Regard
  • 2015
    New Zealand International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Toronto International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Love & Anarchy – Helsinki International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Haifa International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Ulaanbaatar International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Mozinet Film Days, Búdapest
  • 2015
    Film Fest Gent
  • 2015
    Molodist - Kiev International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Chicago International Film Festival
  • 2015
    New Scandinavian Cinema Showcase, Portland
  • 2015
    Leiden International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Clique Film Fest, Almaty
  • 2015
    Cinema One Originals Festival, Filippseyjum
  • 2015
    Transilvania International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival
  • 2015
    Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
  • 2015
    The Northern Film Festival, Leeuwarden
  • 2015
    Films in the Arava Desert
  • 2015
    Tbilisi Film Festival, Georgíu
  • 2015
    Kerala International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Zürich Film Festival - Award: Won the Golden Eye for Best Film.
  • 2015
    Telluride Film Festival
  • 2015
    Vancouver International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Sao Paulo International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Busan International Film Festival
  • 2015
    European Film Festival Palic - Award: Won for Best Film.
  • 2015
    Tofifest - Award: Won the Golden Angel for Best Film.
  • 2015
    Camerimage
  • 2015
    Seminci - Valladolid International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Riga International Film Festival - Award: Won the jury's Special Mention award.
  • 2015
    International Cinematographers' Film Festival Manaki Brothers - Award: Best European Film.
  • 2015
    Saint Jean-de-Luz - Award: Best Director Award.
  • 2015
    Hamptons International Film Festival
  • 2015
    AFI Fest
  • 2015
    Minsk International Film Festival - Listapad - Award: Won Audience Award and a Special Prize from the city council of Minsk.
  • 2015
    Thessaloniki International Film Festival
  • 2015
    Zagreb Film Festival