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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 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.

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

Director: Valdimar Jóhannsson
Screenwriters: SJÓN, Valdimar Jóhannsson
Cast: Noomi Rapace, Hilmir Snaer Gudnason, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson

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
Length: '90 min
Production format: HD Digital
Shooting scheduled to begin: 2019

International sales: New Europe Film Sales (
Contact: Hrönn Kristinsdóttir (