6.7/10
490
6 user 39 critic
Trailer
1:52 | Trailer

Watch Now

With Prime Video

ALL
When an Ethiopian boy moves in with distant relatives he takes his pet sheep with him but the upcoming holidays spell danger for his beloved friend.

Director:

Yared Zeleke

Writers:

Yared Zeleke (screenplay), Yared Zeleke (story) | 3 more credits »
Reviews
3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Rediat Amare Rediat Amare ... Ephraïm
Kidist Siyum ... Tsion
Welela Assefa Welela Assefa ... Emama
Rahel Teshome Rahel Teshome ... Azeb
Surafel Teka Surafel Teka ... Solomon
Indris Mohamed Indris Mohamed ... Abraham
Bitania Abraham Bitania Abraham ... Mimi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mihiratu Alemu Mihiratu Alemu ... Neighbor V
Beletu Atenafu Beletu Atenafu ... Neighbor 2
Tigist Bayu Tigist Bayu ... Yohannes' Mother
Fetle Berhanu Fetle Berhanu ... Chicken Customer 2
Tsegaye Birhanu Tsegaye Birhanu ... Uncle Yakob
Rohama Demesa Rohama Demesa ... Shepherd Girl
Rohama Demise Rohama Demise ... Yasmin
Alem Desalegn Alem Desalegn ... Hanna
Edit

Storyline

When Ephraim, an Ethiopian boy, is sent from his homeland to live with distant relatives, he takes his beloved sheep with him. One day, his uncle announces that he will have to sacrifice his sheep for the upcoming religious feast, but Ephraim is ready to do anything to save his only friend and return home.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Family

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

Ethiopia | France | Germany | Norway | Qatar

Language:

Amharic

Release Date:

30 September 2015 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Lammet See more »

Filming Locations:

Ethiopia See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Lamb is the first Ethiopian film ever to have made it in to the Cannes festival's official selection. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Feeling of presence in Ethiopian's way of life
6 January 2019 | by willf71See all my reviews

I liked this movie not for the story of the boy and the lamb itself but for the realistic description of the way people live there and the fact it moves you and makes you travel.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed