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Director Valdimar Jóhannsson
Production Iceland, Sweden, Poland
1 h 46 min

A childless couple discover a mysterious newborn on their farm in Iceland. The unexpected prospect of family life brings them much joy, before ultimately destroying them.

Cannes Film Festival – Prize of Originality

Valdimar Jóhannsson
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Valdimar Jóhannsson 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. Valdimar has directed short films, some of them award winning and widely distributed. From 2013-2015 he did PhD studies at Bela Tarr´s Film Factory in Sarajevo, Bosnia/Herzegovina. Lamb is Johansson’s debut feature length film.


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