Folklore and classic rural drama merge in this Icelandic thriller about a couple who discover a mysterious new-born in the yard of their farm.

Please note that this film is in Icelandic, with Dutch subtitles.
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The childless couple María and Ingvar live on a beautiful but remote farm with their herd of sheep. One day, they discover a mysterious new-born on their farmland. They decide to keep it and raise it as their own. But soon they will face the consequences of defying the will of nature.

This dark and atmospheric folktale is the remarkable debut feature from director Valdimar Jóhannsson. Winner of the Un Certain Regard prize of originality during the Cannes Film Festival.

Valdimar Jóhannsson, Iceland, Sweden, Poland, 2021, 107 min. Icelandic spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Noomi Rapace, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Ingvar Sigurðsson.
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