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by Valdimar Jóhannsson


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.

international title: Lamb
original title: Dýrið
country: Iceland, Sweden, Poland
sales agent: New Europe Film Sales
year: 2021
genre: fiction
directed by: Valdimar Jóhannsson
film run: 106'
screenplay: Valdimar Jóhannsson, Sjón
cast: Noomi Rapace, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Hilmir Snær Guðnason
cinematography by: Eli Arenson
costumes designer: Margrét Einarsdóttir
music: Þórarinn Guðnason
producer: Hrönn Kristinsdóttir, Sara Nassim
production: Go to Sheep, Spark Film and TV / Black Spark Film and TV, Madants Sp. z o.o., The Chimney Pot Sweden / Chimney, The Chimney Pot Poland Sp z o.o.
backing: Swedish Film Institute/Svenska Filminstitutet (SFI), Film i Väst
distributor: Filmcoopi

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