A filmmaker and the audience can view films in a different way. Moviegoers often turn to the identity of the initial film. Personal experiences come into play and can inform the feel of the film. lamb Director Valdimar Johansson recently explained how he doesn’t see his project as a horror film. However, the audience has their own point of view as to which genre the film fits into.
Viewers describe ‘lamb’ as folk terror
Johansson directs a screenplay that he co-wrote with Sojn. The story follows the married couple Maria (Numi Rapace) and Ingvar (Hilmir Snorr Gunasan), who lead a quiet life away from society on a farm. They spend their days completing work and taking care of their animals. A mysterious lamb-human newborn changes everything when they decide to have the creature as their child.
trailer shows lamb in a strange way. It combines the strange and haunting elements of the film in something that is truly unique and attention-grabbing. Movie watchers describe lamb As a horror drama, similar to other A24 films such as mid summer.
Director Valdimar Johansson sees his film differently
Johansson and Rapace talk lamb audience reactions discussion on film. The interviewer reported that Johansson has previously stated that he does not consider his film appropriate in the horror genre. Johansson further spoke about the acceptance of others seeing her film differently.
“It makes me happy that people are interested to see the film, and I think everyone should decide what genre they want to put it in,” Johansson said, “because, you know, we all have differing views. “
Rapace added how unique lamb Is. It does not necessarily fit within a specific box. Many A24-release movies might say the same. Rapace also uses one of the distributor’s previous releases as an example to prove his point.
“Plus, it’s so original in a way you haven’t seen it before,” Rapace said. “It’s like when mid summer Come on, it’s this weird Scandi or Nordic story with European elements, but it’s done in a way that’s very universal at the same time. ”
She continued: “There’s very little dialogue and I would say you don’t even need to read the subtitles, you get into the real story. You don’t have to think much so it’s kind of a shortcut in people’s minds. Probably don’t need to think about this way too much, it doesn’t contain a lot of information, but it is there nonetheless.
‘Lamb’ is in theaters now
lamb The film was released on 8 October after playing the festival circuit. However, it is playing exclusively in theaters and has no streaming service plans yet. Previous A24 movies move to digital purchases after a theatrical window. This will make the film more easily accessible to those who are not yet ready to go to the theatres.
lamb Johansson’s first feature film. He currently has no future projects announced, but he will definitely be a filmmaker to watch in the future.
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