Deborah Ross

The Icelandic version was better – and had better knits: Rams reviewed

It's like being trapped in an overlong episode of All Creatures Great and Small

The perpetually handsome Sam Neill in Rams

Rams is an average film with a better film trying to get out, and you may already have seen that better film. It’s the Icelandic one, of the same name, released in 2015, on which this Australian version is based. That was played as a spare, stark, bitterly dark comedy set amid ice and blizzards and featuring men with unkempt beards, whereas this is sunnier and more kempt and therefore significantly blander.

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