Icelandic film director Valdimar Jóhannsson’s latest film, Dýrið, has been receiving much buzz at Cannes.
The drama, written by Sjón and Valdimar Jóhannsson, stars Noomi Rapace and Hilmir Snær Guðnason as a couple who come face-to-face with the supernatural. “Dýrið,” meaning “The Animal” or “The Beast,” officially goes by “Lamb” in English.
The film has already been nominated twice: both for the Golden Camera Award, and also for Un Certain Regard, a category in the Cannes festival for films with non-traditional style.
Lamb is scheduled to premiere in theaters in the autumn of 2021.
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