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Lamb

English title: Lamb
Original title: Lamb
German title: Lamm
France, Ethiopia, Germany, Norway, Qatar, 2015

Director: Zeleke, Yared
Production company: Gloria Films, Slum Kid Films
Co-producers: Heimatfilm, ZDF, Film Farms
Age recommendation: 12 years and up
Length: 94 min.

Synopsis:
Ephraim is a young Ethiopian boy. His father leaves him and his sheep, from which he is inseparable, to be looked after by distant relatives far from his drought-ridden homeland. Ephraim isn’t very good at farming, but he has a hidden talent: he is an excellent cook. One day, his uncle tells him that they have to sacrifice his sheep for the next religious feast. The young boy, however, is ready to do anything to save his only friend and return home.

Festivals:
Cannes IFF 2015, Toronto IFF 2015, Milano IFF 2015 (awarded), Adelaide IFF 2015, BFI London 2015, Zlin 2016

Study guide: French

World sales address/es:
Films Distribution (F)

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