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Valdimar Jóhannsson

Icelandic couple, María (Noomi Rapace) and Ingvar (Hilmir Snaer Gudnason) live with their herd of sheep on a beautiful but remote farm. When they discover a mysterious newborn on their farmland, they decide to keep it and raise it as their own. This unexpected prospect of a new family brings them much joy, before ultimately destroying them.

Original title: Dýrið
English title: Lamb
Genre: Drama/Fantasy

Director: Valdimar Jóhannsson
Screenwriters: SJÓN and Valdimar Jóhannsson

Producers: Hrönn Kristinsdóttir and Sara Nassim
Co-producers: Piodor Gustafsson, Erik Rydell, Klaudia Smieja-Rostworowska

Production company: Go to Sheep
Coproduction companies Black Spark Film & TV, Madants
Production format: HD Digital
Shooting scheduled to begin: 2019
International sales: New Europe Film Sales (

Contact: Hrönn Kristinsdóttir,