Zemlja / Country: Island,Švedska,Poljska/Island, Sweden, Poland
Godina / Year: 2021
Trajanje / Runtime: 106 min.
Produkcija / Production: Go To Sheep, Spark, Madants
Reditelj / Director: Valdimar Jóhannsson
Scenario / Screenplay: Sjón, Valdimar Jóhannsson
Producenti / Producers: Hrönn Kristinsdottir
Direktor fotografije / Cinematography: Eli Arenson
Montaža / Editing: Agnieszka Glińska
Scenografija / Production design: Snorri Freyr Hilmarsson
Kostimi / Costumes: Margrét Einarsdóttir
A childless couple in rural Iceland make an alarming discovery one day in their sheep barn. They soon face the consequences of defying the will of nature, in this dark and atmospheric folktale, the striking debut feature from director Valdimar Jóhannsson.
Valdimar Jóhannsson was born in 1978 in the north of Iceland. He has been active in the Icelandic film industry for two decades, as a leading crew-member both in Icelandic films as well as larger service productions. Lamb is Valdimar’s first feature film. He has previously directed short films, some of them award winning and widely distributed. From 2013–2015 he was in the PhD program at Béla Tarr’s Filmfactory inSarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. His mentors there included Tilda Swinton, Gus Van Sant, Carlos Reygadas and Apichatpong Weerasethakul among others. Valdimar currently lives in Reykjavík, Iceland with his wife and daughters.