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Rams

In a remote Icelandic valley, two solitary brothers who haven’t spoken in 40 years tend prize-winning sheep descended from their family’s ancestral flock. When a devastating sheep disease takes hold in the region, they’re forced to come together in order to save their beloved livestock from a government-mandated wipeout that endangers the livelihood of the whole community. Marvelously acted and disarmingly poignant, Grímur Hákonarson’s Rams finds a wealth of wry comedy and bleak beauty in the brothers’ desperate fight to preserve their heritage.

 

Directed by Grímur Hákonarson and produced by Grímar Jónsson.

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