In a remote Icelandic farming valley, a hard-drinking Icelandic farmer (Theodór Júlíusson) and his estranged brother (Sigurður Sigurjónsson) who haven't spoken in 40 years band together to save their flocks of sheep from authorities who want the animals destroyed.
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November 15, 2016 Gummi and Kiddi's interactions tend toward the comical, but the rock-steady widescreen cinematography by Sturla Brandth Grøvlen lends the proceedings a deadpan aura.Read in Source
Film Ireland Magazine
January 03, 2017 Hákonarson doesn't lessen the harshness of the characters or the landscape, but still manages to find beauty in the way they are.Read in Source
December 13, 2016 It's a delight to encounter a film that quietly, gradually creeps up on you; which, without seeming to expand a huge amount of effort in so doing, puts a smile on your face.Read in Source
March 10, 2016 In its attentive and hushed way, the movie is about collision: between stubborn farmers and the government veterinary board, between ancient ways and modern times, between two old, hardheaded brothers.Read in Source
San Francisco Chronicle
February 11, 2016 If you are determined to enjoy it, Hakonarson will throw every challenge in your path.Read in Source
December 27, 2016 After grim comedy comes the threat of grim tragedy. The ending is a do-or-die confrontation with the elements, powerfully presented.Read in Source
February 18, 2016 Sigurjónsson's Gummi, with his quiet canniness and his fearful, conflicted feelings about his belligerent brother, is the best reason to watch "Rams."Read in Source
Globe and Mail
February 12, 2016 There's lots of wisdom here, but in the Icelandic barrens, good cheer has sometimes gone missing. Yes, there's a price to pay for being stubborn.Read in Source
Sunday Times (UK)
December 18, 2016 It never becomes deep, but its tender view of its richly drawn characters makes it beguiling to the end.Read in Source
February 18, 2017 Rams isn't the film that is going to definitively put Iceland on the world cinema map, but it is the boldest invitation yet about the distinctive tone of their cinema.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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