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Rams 2015 15

93 mins Iceland Director. Grímur Hákonarson

Two estranged brothers, Gummi and Kiddi, haven’t spoken for decades despite farming sheep on either side of the same secluded Icelandic valley. When a deadly outbreak of scrapie threatens not just their own flocks but the livelihood of the entire local community, the pair come together, finding common cause against the methods of heavy-handed government officials.

Grímur Hákonarson’s one-of-a-kind drama mixes understated, bone-dry comedy with slow-burning drama and glorious photography of the Icelandic landscape. A real find at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival where it won the Un Certain Regard prize, this wry yet warm-hearted drama is a gem from one of Europe’s unheralded filmmaking quarters.

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Directed by

Grímur Hákonarson

Featuring

Theodór Júlíusson

Sigurdur Sigurjónsson

Genres

Drama

Collection

Cannes Film Festival

Certificate

15 strong language

Released

2015

Country

Iceland

Language

English

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