The Other Lamb Reviews

January 19, 2020
THE OTHER LAMB is an undeniable visual feast for the senses, and a celebration of atmospheric storytelling that may have sacrificed chunks of dialogue but never lost sight on its desired impact.
January 8, 2020
An impressive English-language debut for one of Poland's most compelling contemporary filmmakers, The Other Lamb is engrossing, thoughtful and unhesitating in its ideological messaging.
January 2, 2020
An enjoyable and thought-provoking watch.
November 22, 2019
Szumowska fills her film with turbulence, from the physical maelstrom of a waterfall seen at the start of the film to the often macabre visions experienced by Selah...
November 12, 2019
Regardless of which hearts it strikes, The Other Lam''s aim is true and its voice necessary.
October 9, 2019
Visually dynamic and full of rage, The Other Lamb uses an all-female cult as a backdrop for a profoundly affecting coming-of-age story.
October 5, 2019
Unless you are into the warped imagery of trees and dead animals, it can seem like an incredible slog like the many hikes the women have to trudge through to reach the pinnacle "Eden."
October 4, 2019
The Other Lamb is a festering wound of a film, one that elicits prolonged pain and suffering but offers a collective understanding. Its gorgeous imagery is juxtaposed with a growing defiance and resentment that women will know all too well.
September 28, 2019
It is a remarkable nonsense with useless pretensions to create restlessness. [Full Review in Spanish]
September 26, 2019
Malgorzata Szumowska's first English-language film has rich rewards for those willing to uncover the cult...
September 24, 2019
Brings nothing substantially new. [Full review in Spanish]
September 21, 2019
The Other Lamb makes for a chilling glance at the strange pull that cults exert on their members and how their values imprint themselves on their members in irrevocable ways.
September 16, 2019
It isn't a horror film in the traditional sense...
September 11, 2019
The Other Lamb is ... a study in male entitlement and the growing female agency that will break it down.
September 11, 2019
A visceral, Atwoodian journey, The Other Lamb is as much an examination of narcissism and the existing structures of gendered power as it is of the limits of faith.
September 11, 2019
After a while, all these visual poetics start to feel like a pretentious means of suggesting enigmatic depth where there really is none.
September 9, 2019
Malgorzata's command of her medium makes the film a pleasure to watch...
September 9, 2019
Performances are otherwise routinely strong despite a lack of material and character development.
September 7, 2019
Szumowska's command of craft and a torrent of unsettling imagery will enhance her reputation as a visionary director.