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


Noomi Rapace, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Ingvar Sigurðsson


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.


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