The Lamb of God

A film by

Portugal/France | 15' | 09/2020 | fiction

The summer festivities of a Portuguese village are suffused with sensuality and violence in this enigmatic portrait of a tightly knit family.

Square Eyes - LOGO-SHORT-FILM-2020
Square Eyes - LOGO-SHORT-FILM-2020

David Pinheiro Vicente


David Pinheiro Vicente was born in the Azores Islands, Portugal, has studied Cinema and Aesthetics in Lisbon.
He worked as art director of several short films and tv series and as assistant to the director Salomé Lamas.
His thesis short film Where the Summer Goes (chapters on youth) premiered in the Berlinale Shorts competition, was shown in over 40 different countries and venues, including Ficunam, Oberhausen, Karlovy Vary and FilMadrid, received awards and honorable mentions at San Sebastián, Tel Aviv and Vila do Conde and was screened on tv and online by Arte-ZDF.
He has been appointed as one of 10 Up-coming Young Filmmakers by the European Film Academy and one of Ten New Filmmakers to follow by the European Film Promotion.


  • Where the Summer Goes (chapters on youth) / Onde o Verão Vai (episódios da juventude) – 21’ – 2018
  • The Lamb of God / O Cordeiro De Deus / 15’ / 2020
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Director: David Pinheiro Vicente
Screenplay: David Pinheiro Vicente
Producer: Gabriel Abrantes, Jérôme Blesson
Production companies: Artificial Humors, La Belle Affaire Productions
Cinematographer: Joana Silva Fernandes
Sound Mix: Simon Apostolou
Sound Design: Miguel Coelho
Editor: Laura Gama Martins
Art Direction: Júlio Alves
Color Grading: Yannig Willmann
Assistant Director: Frederico Mesquita
Production Manager: Maria Inês Gonçalves

Cast: Miguel Amorim, Carla Galvão Gabriel Salvado, Constança Alves, João Vicente, Daniela Freitas, Diogo Vale


  • IndieLisboa International Film Festival, Portugal (25 August – 5 September, 2020)
    National Competition
  • Reykjavík International Film Festival, Iceland (24 September – 4 October, 2020)
    Short Film Competition
  • Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal (3 – 11 October, 2020)
    Portugese Panorama
  • Tofifest – International Film Festival, Poland (17 – 25 October, 2020)
    ShortCut Film Competition
  • Cannes Film Festival, France (27 – 29 October, 2020)
    Short Film Competition


Press Materials

EPK: Click here

Stills, poster & director’s photo: Click here

Dialogue list English & French: Click here

Downloadable trailer: Click here

Downloadable excerpts: Click here