Source: ©Go to Sheep_2021


Warsaw-based New Europe Film Sales has closed a further four deals for Icelandic supernatural drama Lamb, which has its world premiere in Un Certain Regard in Canens this month.  

The latest buyers are Greece (Weird Wave); Mexico (Cine Canibal); Norway (Another World); and Portugal (Films4You).

Discussions are underway with buyers in Spain, Italy and Japan, the company said. 

Valdimar Jóhannsson makes his feature directorial debut on the film and has written the script with Icelandic author Sjón. Noomi Rapace and Hilmir Snaer Gudnason star as a couple running a remote farm who adopt a strange newborn they find in their sheep barn. The producers are Hrönn Kristinsdóttir and Sara Nassim for Iceland’s Go to Sheep with Sweden’s Black Spark Film & TV and Poland’s Madants. 

New Europe also recently announced deals with A24 for the US and Mubi for the UK and Ireland. Other previous sales include to France (Jokers), Germany (Koch), Poland (Gutek), Benelux (The Searchers), Hungary (Vertigo), Czech Republic (Artcam), Austria (Filmladen), Denmark (Camera Film), Switzerland (Filmcoopi), Slovakia (ASFK), former Yugoslavia (Five Stars/Demiurg), Estonia (Must Käsi), Latvia (Kino Bize) and Lithuania (Scanorama).