Oct 26
2021

According to Deadline, Valdimar Jóhannsson’s Lamb has been selected as Iceland’s official entry for the Best International Feature Film category at the 2022 Academy Awards. Lamb, which debuted in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard section and won its Prize of Originality is Jóhannsson’s first feature and is released domestically by A24. This past weekend, it hit the Top 10 for the second frame running at the North American box office, surging past $2M. Jóhannsson co-wrote the screenplay with celebrated Icelandic poet Sjón. Noomi Rapace, who is also an executive producer, stars in the dark and malevolent folktale about a childless couple in rural Iceland who make an alarming discovery one day in their sheep barn and soon face the consequences of defying the will of nature. Prior to its U.S. debut, Lamb took prizes at the Sitges Catalonian International Film Festival. Panda, the sheepdog in the movie, also shared the Palm Dog Awards’ Jury Prize in Cannes. In its home market, the movie opened September 24 via Sena and has held in the Top 5 amid Hollywood newcomers. At open in the U.S., the R-rated picture grossed $1.1M, becoming the highest grossing Icelandic film of all time in the market. It is the first title distributed by A24 to be selected as a country’s official entry for the Best International Feature Oscar race and is carrying an 84% Fresh score on Rotten Tomatoes. Iceland has previously scored one Oscar nomination in this category, for 1991’s Children Of Nature by Friðrik Þór Friðriksson. Baltasar Kormakur’s 2012 drama The Deep made the shortlist.

Oct 18
2021

Congratulations to Noomi Rapace and Vladimir Johannsson for scoring two top prizes at the Sitges Film Festival, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “Lamb” took the top prize for best feature-length film. The debut feature from Icelandic director Johannsson premiered in the Un Certain Regard section of Cannes this year. It combines Nordic folk legend with WTF horror elements in the story of Icelandic sheep farmers who seize on a startling discovery during lambing season. A24 has North American rights for the film. Rapace also took best actress at Sitges, sharing the prize ex-aequo with Susanne Jensen for her starring performance in Peter Brunner’s Austrian horror film “Luzifer”. Australian director Justin Kurzel took Sitges best direction honor for “Nitram”, a thriller looking at the events leading up the 1996 Port Arthur massacre on Tasmania. Best actor honors went ex-aequo to “Nitram” star Caleb Landry Jones and “Luzifer”‘s Franz Rogowski. More information on all the winners can be found over at The Hollywood Reporter.

Mar 03
2018

Noomi was a surprise guest – and a vision in white – at yesterday’s 43rd Annual César Film Awards in Paris. Together with Lucien Jean-Baptist, she took the stage to present the César for Best Original Screenplay to Robin Campillo. Pictures from the arrivals and the show have been added to the photo gallery, a segment of her presentation has been added to the video archive. Enjoy.


Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 2018 – 43rd Annual César Film Awards – Arrivals
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 2018 – 43rd Annual César Film Awards – Show
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 2018 – 43rd Annual César Film Awards – Screencaptures

Feb 12
2017

The BAFTA Awards are happening as we speak, and the first pictures of Noomi in an unconventional look on the red carpet have been added to the photo gallery. Edit: Hundreds of additional pictures from the arrivals, the show (Noomi presented the big award of the night, Best Film, together with Tom Hiddleston), press room and after-party have been added. Many many thanks to the wonderful Claudia and Lindsey for their contributions. Much appreciated.




Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 2017 – 30th Annual BAFTA Awards – Arrivals
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 2017 – 30th Annual BAFTA Awards – Show
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 2017 – 30th Annual BAFTA Awards – Press Room
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 2017 – 30th Annual BAFTA Awards – After-Party

Feb 10
2015

On Sunday, Noomi has attended the British Academy Awards to present the Best Adapted Screenplay category. Pictures from the arrivals, the show, press room and after-party have been added to the photo gallery with more to come. Enjoy the new pictures. Edit: Lots of additional pictures have been added.


Appearances – 2015 – British Academy Awards – After Party
Appearances – 2015 – British Academy Awards – Press Room
Appearances – 2015 – British Academy Awards – Show
Appearances – 2015 – British Academy Awards – Arrivals

Dec 12
2012

On December 09, Noomi Rapace has attended the British Independent Film Awards in London. Pictures have been added to the gallery. Past nominees, patrons and supporters of BIFA were also in attendance to take part in a special group photo to celebrate the 15th Birthday of the Awards, taken under the iconic UK flag. Prior to the awards, guests dined on a delicious seasonal menu and enjoyed magnums of Moët & Chandon.

Additionally to the pictures, a compilation of interviews from the red carpet has been added to the video archive as well. Noomi Rapace talks about the upcoming “Prometheus” sequel, her excitement to work with Ridley Scott and Michael Fassbender again, as well as working with Brian DePalma and Rachel McAdams on the upcoming thriller “Passion” and her love of British Independent Cinema. Enjoy.

Oct 23
2012

The People’s Choice Awards have launched their selections for the 2013 nominees, and Noomi, as well as “Prometheus”, are featured in a couple of categories. Noomi has the distinction of being featured in the Favorite Face of Heroism category (presented by Puffs) and “Prometheus” can be voted for Favorite Action Movie. You can cast your vote at the People’s Choice Award’s official website. Let’s see if Noomi makes it among the final nominees.

Aug 17
2012

This evening, Noomi Rapace was awarded Best Actress for “Babycall” at the Amandaprisen, the Nordic Film Awards. “Babycall”, having received a total of seven nominations, also won Best Director Pal Sletaune. Kristofer Jonner, Noomi’s co-star in the film, was awarded Best Actor, although not for “Babycall” – for which he had received a supporting actor nomination – but for his leading performance in “Kompani Orheim”. Pictures from the awards ceremony have been added to the photo gallery with more to come.


Jun 22
2012

The nominations have been announced for the 28th Annual Amandaprisen (Amanda Awards) for the cinema of Norway. Leading the field with eight mentions was Pål Sletaune’s “Babycall”. The thriller has been nominated for Best Norwegian Film, Actress (Noomi Rapace), Supporting Actor (Kristoffer Joner), Screenplay, Cinematography, Production Design, Visual Effects, Editing and Sound Design. This year’s Amanda ceremony will be held on Saturday, August 17 at the Haugesund Concert Hall as part of the opening night celebrations of the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund, Norway.

Nov 22
2011

The television version of Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium” trilogy has won the International Emmy Award as Best TV Movie / Mini-Series. Both Michael Nyqvist and Noomi Rapace were nominted in the Best Actor and Actress categories, but didn’t make the cut. Still, a wonderful achievement for their outstanding work!