ScreenDaily is reporting that Danish sales agent TrustNordisk will represent the international rights for Małgorzata Szumowska’s Irish-Belgian co-production The Other Lamb at the European Film Market in Berlin. UTA, which represents the director and the lead cast, will handle the North American rights.
The film is a haunting tale that follows a young woman, raised in a repressive cult led by a charismatic patriarch, who grows skeptical of his leadership after a supernatural event and begins to challenge his teachings.
Raffey Cassidy (Vox Lux), Michiel Huisman (The Haunting Of Hill House) and Irish actor Denise Gough (Colette) star in the lead roles.
The Other Lamb is the first English-language feature of Polish Silver Bear-winning director Szumowska, who is best known for The Body and Mug. The script, by Australian screenwriter Catherine S McMullen, was selected for the 2017 Black List.
Aoife O’Sullivan and Tristan Orpen Lynch of Irish production company Subotica produce with Academy Award-nominated producer David Lancaster and Stephanie Wilcox of U.S.-based Rumble Films, in association with Marie Gade Denessen of Denmark’s Zentropa, and in co-production with Belgium’s Umedia. Executive producers are Julia Godzinskaya and Will Norton of Rooks Nest Entertainment, Jon Shiffman and Andrew Schwartzberg of Rumble Films, and Adrian Politowski of Umedia The film is supported by Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI) is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry..
The Other Lamb will begin principal photography in County Wicklow on February 11th, shooting for 5 weeks.
We are really excited to be working with Małgorzata Szumowska on this unique psychological story that will put you on the edge of your seat.
Susan Wendt, Managing Director – TrustNordisk