THE OTHER LAMB
A girl born into an all-female cult led by a man in their compound begins to question his teachings and her own reality.
The Other Lamb relies, almost entirely, on the abilities of Raffey Cassidy and Michiel Huisman. These two could have a film of their own. You will find yourself yearning for more once the credits roll. So many questions remain, and I do mean that as a compliment. The intensity brought by both these actors adds to the eerie nature of the plot. There is a visceral pull that makes you keep watching even as you are horrified by the subject matter. A film about abusive misogyny and subversive female empowerment in the strangest of circumstance equals brilliant storytelling in my book.
The vivid cinematography makes for a stunning viewing experience on its own. Add in the chilling screenplay, engrossing editing, and breathtaking performances from the almost entirely female cast and you have a gorgeous portrait of brainwashing and inevitable betrayal. The Other Lamb has an otherworldly feel. It will make your skin crawl as it grips your body entirely with its storytelling.
Below you will find a clip that very beautifully illustrates the mood of The Other Lamb.
The film comes to your screen today April 10th. Check out the trailer below.
Written by Catherine S. McMullen
Michiel Huisman (The Invitation, Game of Thrones), Denise Gough (Colette)
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