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  • Dir. Valdimar Jóhannsson
  • Iceland
  • 2021
  • 106 min.
  • R
  • DCP

In Icelandic with English subtitles

  • Assistive Listening
  • Closed Captioning
  • Descriptive Audio
  • Subtitled
  • Hearing Loop

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.

“No matter how pure your intentions nor how real your pain, these ancient myths all teach us, debts always come due, and the chilling denouement of Jóhannsson’s dark, deliberate debut suggests that is what LAMB is: a modern-day take on some ancient, pre-Disneyfication fairy tale.” —Jessica Kiang, Variety

“it’s worth noting that even the simplest description of the movie’s premise spoils the essence of its appeal, if not the complex and even artful way it unfolds.” —Eric Kohn, IndieWire

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