A24 dropped what might be the strangest trailer of the year. The first trailer for the supernatural folktale ‘Lamb‘ was released online this week, and it’s making everyone say, “What the fu…:
The movie stars Noomi Rapace and follows a childless couple in rural Iceland who make an alarming discovery in their sheep barn.
After defying the will of nature in an attempt to heal their pain, they soon face dark and malevolent consequences.
The film debuted at Cannes Film Festival and the critics who have reviewed it have tried their best not to give away too much. They have praised it though, calling it “mesmerizing” and “bizarre.”
Making his feature debut is director Valdimar Jóhannsson, who also wrote the script with Icelandic poet Sjón. ‘Lamb’ is produced by Hrönn Kristinsdóttir, Sara Nassim, Piodor Gustafsson, Erik Rydell, Klaudia Smieja-Rostworowska and Jan Naszewski.
Rapace joined this project back in 2019, and while speaking with Variety, she explained how she fell in love with the script…
A script like this is rare and I directly felt that I had to do it. I’ve never done anything like this before and I can’t wait to start filming and go back to my roots in Iceland.
The movie is set to hit theaters October 8. Check out the trailer below…