Íslenska

Lamb

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.

About the film

  • Type
    Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date
    September 24, 2021, Háskólabíó, Smárabíó, Laugarásbíó, Borgarbíó
  • International Premiere Date
    July 13, 2021, Cannes Film Festival - Un Certain Regard
  • Length
    106 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Dýrið
  • International Title
    Lamb
  • Production Year
    2021
  • Production Countries
    Iceland, Sweden, Poland
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Aspect Ratio
    2.39:1
  • Color
    Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP, English subs

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2021
    Cannes Film Festival - Un Certain Regard - Award: Prize of Originality
  • 2021
    Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
  • 2021
    MIFF- Melbourne International Film Festival
  • 2021
    New Horizons International Film Festival
  • 2021
    Jerusalem Film Festival
  • 2021
    BFI London Film Festival
  • 2021
    Zurich Film Festival
  • 2021
    Riga International Film Festival
  • 2021
    Fantastic Fest