Lamb - Enzian Theater

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Certified Fresh with 89% on Rotten Tomatoes!

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.

Iceland | Sweden | Poland, 2021, 106 minutes, Rated R, In Icelandic with English subtitles, Directed by Valdimar Jóhannsson

  • "So f'n weird!! Original and should be seen by all independent movie lovers!"

    – Grey Squires Binford, Enzian Member
  • “’Lamb’ is a disturbing experience but also a highly original take on the anxieties of being a parent, a tale in which nature plus nurture yields a nightmare.”

    – David Rooney, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
  • “Strong enough to satisfy audiences with a taste for folk horror oddities…”

  • “An emotional film that will stick with you long after it has ended. Powerful performances.”

    – Nathaniel Muir, AIPT
  • “An uncanny modern folktale that's as thoughtfully considered as it is wildly absurd..”

    – Siddhant, Adlakha, IGN MOVIES
  • “Jóhannsson shows great command of mood and a hypnotic economy of storytelling…"

    – Zhuo-Ning Su, AWARDS DAILY
  • “Splicing the dark heart of a folk-horror movie into the fluffy body of a rural Icelandic relationship drama yields unexpectedly fertile and darkly comic effects…striking motherhood horror.”

    – Jessica Kiang, VARIETY
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